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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 Good One - Mathematics

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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 good one 

Solution

Total number of possible outcome =150 

Out of 150 bulbs, 15 are defective 

Number of bulbs which are good 150-15=135 

P(taking out a  good bulb)=`135/150=9/10`

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 Selina Solution for Concise Mathematics for Class 10 ICSE (2020 (Latest))
Chapter 25: Probability
Exercise 25(C) | Q: 22.1 | Page no. 395
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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 Good One Concept: Probability - A Theoretical Approach.
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