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Suppose a family has 5 children. Suppose the probability of having a girl is 1/2. find the probability that the family has exactly 3 girls and 2 boys?

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    that would be
    C(5,3)(1/2)^3(1/2)^2
    = 10/32 = 5/16

  • Finite Math -

    C(5,3)(1/2)^3(1/2)^2
    = 10/32 = 5/16

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