Posted by **carol ** on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 6:48pm.

Three people are being selected at random, each will be given one gift card.

There is one card from Home Depot,one from Best Buy and one from Red Lobster. The first person selected will get to choose between the two remaining cards. The third person selected gets the third card.

a) Determine the number of points in the sample space.

b) construct a tree diagram and determine the sample space.

Determine the probability that

a) the best buy card is selected first

b)the home depot card is selected first and the red lobster card is selected last

c)the cards are selected in this order best buy, red lobster, home depot

- math -
**Reiny**, Friday, February 1, 2013 at 7:53pm
You wording is confusing me.

You say, 3 people are chosen at random, then each is given a gift card

What group are the 3 people chosen from ?

You say, "The first person selected will get to choose between the two remaining cards" . What happened to the first card?

Then, "The third person selected gets the third card

What happened to the second person?

Would it just be:

the first person gets to pick a card

the second person get to pick a card

the third person gets the remaining card ?

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Tree diagrams - Three people are being selected at random, each will be given ...
- college mathematics - Three people are to be selected at random, each will be ...
- math - Three people are to be selected at random, each will be given one gift ...
- Geometry - Three different people are to be selected at random, and each will be...
- math - One card is selected at random from a standard 52-card deck of playing ...
- math - One card is selected from a deck of cards. Find the probability of ...
- statistics - 28. From a group consisting of 8 married couples, one man and one ...
- PROBABILITY MATH - Suppose one card is selected at random from an ordinary deck ...
- PROBABILITY MATH - Suppose one card is selected at random from an ordinary deck ...
- MATHS STATISTICS - A. According to an estimate, 50% of the people in the United ...

More Related Questions