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Three marbles are drawn without replacement from an urn containing 4 red marbles, five what marbles, and two blue marbles. Determine the probability that None is red

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  1. 4 red out of (4+5+2)=11 marbles
    Probability that first draw has no red
    =(11-4)/11
    =7

    No replacement, so probability for second draw
    = (10-4)/10
    =6/10

    Probability that both have no red
    = product of the two probabilities.

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