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Posted by **Sandra** on Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 12:41am.

composition of the 108th Congress is 51 Republicans,

48 Democrats, and 1 Independent. A committee on aid

to higher education is to be formed with 3 Senators to

be chosen at random to head the committee. Find the

probability that the group of 3 consists of

a. All Republicans

b. All Democrats

c. One Democrat, one Republican, and one

Independent

- statistics -
**PsyDAG**, Thursday, March 24, 2011 at 11:45amThe probability of all events occurring is found by multiplying the probability of the individual events.

a. (51/100)(50/99)(49/98) = ?

b. Work similar to a.

c. (48/100)(51/99)(1/98) = ?

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