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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

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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`

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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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