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Posted by **Anonymous** on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at 11:45pm.

b. Suppose that a ball is drawn at random from the box in part (a), its color is recorded, and then the ball is put back in the box. Draw a tree diagram for this experiment and find the probability that the two balls are of different colors.

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**PsyDAG**, Sunday, October 10, 2010 at 2:12pmI don't know how to draw a tree diagram on this message board. However, in a, remember that the number of balls is reduced after each pick.

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a. R then W = 2/5*3/4 = .3

W then R = 3/5*2/4 = .3

The either-or probability = sum of individual probabilities.

b. R then W = 2/5*3/5 = 6/25

W then R = 3/5*2/5 = 6/25

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