# A Box Contains 5 Brown and 4 White Socks. a Man Takes Out Two Socks. the Probability that They Are of the Same Colour is - Mathematics

MCQ

A box contains 5 brown and 4 white socks. A man takes out two socks. The probability that they are of the same colour is

#### Options

• 1/6

• 5/108

• 5/18

• 4/9

#### Solution

4/9

Explanation:

Required probability = (""^5C_2+""^4C_2)/(""^9C_2)

= (10+6)/36=16/36=4/9

Concept: Probability (Entrance Exam)
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