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# Offices in Delhi Are Open for Five Days in a Week (Monday to Friday). Two Employees of an Office Remain Absent for One Day in the Same Particular Week. Find the Probability that They Remain Absent On: Consecutive Day - Mathematics

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Offices in Delhi are open for five days in a week (Monday to Friday). Two employees of an office remain absent for one day in the same particular week. Find the probability that they remain absent on:

consecutive day

#### Solution

Total number of possible outcomes=5xx5=25

The possible outcomes are :

MM,MT,MW,MTh,MF,TM,TT,TW,TTh,TF,WM,WT,WW,WTh,WF,ThM,ThT,ThM,ThT,Thw,ThTh,THF,FM,FT,FW,FTh,FF

Favorable outcomes for two employee remaining absent on consecutive days : MT,TM,TW,WT,WTh,ThW,ThF,FTh

Number of favorable outcomes =8

P(consecutive days)=8/25

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Selina Solution for Concise Mathematics for Class 10 ICSE (2020 (Latest))
Chapter 25: Probability
Exercise 25(C) | Q: 30.2 | Page no. 396

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