Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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A Committee of Two Persons is Selected from Two Men and Two Women. What is the Probability that the Committee Will Have (Iii) Two Men? - Mathematics

A committee of two persons is selected from two men and two women. What is the probability that the committee will have  two men?

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Solution

Total number of people = 2 + 2 = 4
Out of these four people, two can be selected in 4C2  = 6 ways. Two men can be selected in 2C2 way.
∴ P (two men) = \[\frac{^{2}{}{C}_2}{^{4}{}{C}_2} = \frac{1}{2 \times 3} = \frac{1}{6}\]

 

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RD Sharma Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 33 Probability
Exercise 33.3 | Q 25.3 | Page 47
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