five chips numbered 1 through 5 are placed in a bag. A chip is drawn and replaced. Then a second chip is drawn. Find the probability that the first chip is even and the other one is odd.
Algebra 2 - PsyDAG, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 11:59am
The probability of both/all events occurring is determined by multiplying the probabilities of the individual events.
2/5 * 3/5 = ?
Algebra 2 - Pendergast, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 at 12:00pm
The probability of drawing an even chip is 2/5, and the probability of drawing an odd chip (which does not change due to replacement) is 3/5.