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A Bag Contains 10 Red Balls, 16 White Balls and 8 Green Balls. a Ball is Drawn Out of the Bag at Random. What is the Probability that the Ball Drawn Will Be: White Or Green? - Mathematics

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A bag contains 10 red balls, 16 white balls and 8 green balls. A ball is drawn out of the bag at random. What is the probability that the ball drawn will be: 

 white or green? 

Solution

Total number of possible outcomes=10+16+8=34 

n(s)=34 

Number of favorable outcomes for white or green ball =16+8=24 =n(E) 

Probability for drawing s white or green ball=`(n(E))/(n(S)=)24/34=12/17`

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 Selina Solution for Concise Mathematics for Class 10 ICSE (2020 (Latest))
Chapter 25: Probability
Exercise 25(C) | Q: 16.3 | Page no. 394
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