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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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