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Seven chips labeled A B C D E F and G are placed in a jar. Five chips are drawn at random.

Find the probability thatc chips A and B are selected.

  • probability -

    number of ways to draw 5 chips from 7 = C(7,5)
    = 21

    number of ways to draw the A and B and any 3 others
    = 1xC(5,3) = 10

    so prob of A and B among the 5 = 10/21

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