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A Box Contains 150 Bulbs Out of Which 15 Are Defective. It is Not Possible to Just Look at a Bulb and Tell Whether Or Not It is Defective. One Bulb is Taken Out at Random from this Box. Calculate the Probability that the Bulb Taken Out Is: a Defective One - Mathematics

A box contains 150 bulbs out of which 15 are defective. It is not possible to just look at a bulb and tell whether or not it is defective. One bulb is taken out at random from this box. Calculate the probability that the bulb taken out is:  

a defective one 

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Solution

Total number of possible outcomes =150 

Number of bulbs which are defective=15 

P(taking out a defective bulb)=`15/150=1/10`

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Selina Concise Maths Class 10 ICSE
Chapter 25 Probability
Exercise 25 (C) | Q 22.2 | Page 395
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