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There Are Four Men and Six Women on the City Councils. If One Council Member is Selected for a Committee at Random, How Likely is that It is a Women? - Mathematics

There are four men and six women on the city councils. If one council member is selected for a committee at random, how likely is that it is a women?

 
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Solution

Out of four men and six women, one person can be chosen in 10C1 = 10 ways.
Number of ways of selecting one women out of six women = 6C1 = 6 ways.

\[\therefore \text{ Required probability }  = \frac{6}{10} = \frac{3}{5}\]

 

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RD Sharma Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 33 Probability
Exercise 33.3 | Q 20 | Page 46
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