Algebra 2 (1st Edition)

Published by McDougal Littell
ISBN 10: 0618595414
ISBN 13: 978-0-61859-541-9

Chapter 10 Counting Methods and Probability - 10.5 Find Probabilities of Independent and Dependent Events - 10.5 Exercises - Skill Practice - Page 721: 12



Work Step by Step

These events are independent. There are $16$ equally sized fields: $4$ are yellow and green, $3$ are blue, and $5$ are red. Hence $P(\text{blue, then green, then red})=P(blue)P(green)P(red)=\frac{3}{16}\frac{4}{16}\frac{5}{16}=\frac{15}{1024}$
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