Algebra 1

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133500403
ISBN 13: 978-0-13350-040-0

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-8 Probability of Compound Events - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 768: 22



Work Step by Step

The events are independent: P(A)=$\frac{2}{9}$ -2 of the 9 tiles are A's- P(B)=$\frac{3}{9}$=$\frac{1}{3}$ -3 of the 9 tiles are B's- P(A and B)=P(A) $\times$ P(B) P(A and B)=$\frac{2}{9}$ $\times$ $\frac{3}{9}$ P(A and B)=$\frac{6}{81}$ P(A and B)=$\frac{2}{27}$
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