Maharashtra State BoardHSC Science (General) 11th
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There are four pens: Red, Green, Blue, and Purple in a desk drawer of which two pens are selected at random one after the other with replacement. State the sample space and the following events B : T - Mathematics and Statistics

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There are four pens: Red, Green, Blue, and Purple in a desk drawer of which two pens are selected at random one after the other with replacement. State the sample space and the following event.

B: Two pens of the same color are not selected.

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Solution

The drawer contains 4 pens out of which one is red (R), one is green (G), one is blue (B) and the other one is purple (P).

From this drawer, two pens are selected one after the other with replacement.

∴ The sample space S is given by

S = {RR, RG, RB, RP, GR, GG, GB, GP, BR, BG, BB, BP, PR, PG, PB, PP}

B : Two pens of the same colour are not selected

B = {RG, RB, RP, GR, GB, GP, BR, BG, BP, PR, PG, PB}

Concept: Basic Terminologies
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