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Posted by **purple** on Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 9:37pm.

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**Jen**, Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 11:31pmThe probability of one of the marbles being white is 6/16=3/8 so the probability of both of the marbles being white is (3/8) x (3/8)

- math -
**Reiny**, Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 11:40pmJen's answer assumes that the first marble drawn is then returned to the bag.

If we simply draw two marbles, one after the other, the prob of the stated event is

6/16*5/15

= 1/8

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