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Two men and a woman are lined up to have their picture taken. If they are arranged at random, what is the probability that

(A) the woman will be on the left in the picture?
(B) the woman will be in the middle in the picture?

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  1. A and B --- the two men
    W ----- the woman

    possible cases, there are only 6

    ABW
    AWB
    BAW
    BWA
    WAB
    WBA

    I see 2 cases where the woman is on the left
    so prob(woman on left ) = 2/6 = 1/3

    you do the other case.

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