An urn contains 5 red and 2 black balls. Two balls are randomly drawn. Let X represents the number of black balls. What are the possible values of X? Is X a random variable?
The two balls selected can be represented as BB, BR, RB, RR, where B represents a black ball and R represents a red ball.
X represents the number of black balls.
∴X (BB) = 2
X (BR) = 1
X (RB) = 1
X (RR) = 0
Therefore, the possible values of X are 0, 1, and 2.
Yes, X is a random variable.