Posted by **Jessica** on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:03pm.

A drawer contains 8 red socks, 4 white socks, and 2 blue socks. Without looking, you draw out a sock,

return it, and draw out a second sock. What is the probability that the first sock is white and the second

sock is blue?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10:11pm
prob(white, then blue) , sock is returned after draw

= (4/14)(2/14)

= 2/49

if the first sock in not returned it would be

(4/14)(2/13) , just thought I would include that thought.

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