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Suzan sees a bag of marbles, she grabs a handful at random. She has seen a bag containing three red marbles, three green ones, four white ones, and three purple ones. She grabs seven of them. Find the probability of the following event, expressing it as a fraction in lowest terms.
She has all the red ones.

So it should be that n(s)=c(13,7)=? I don't know how to get the answer to what that is equal to and also after that, it should be n(e)=c(3,3)*c(7,4)=?

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  1. You are partly on the right track.
    The C(13,7) is the number of to choose 7 of the 13 marbles.
    you want the case of 3 reds plus 4 non-reds

    prob(your stated event) = C(3,3)*C(10,4)/C(13,7)
    = 1*210/1716
    = 35/286

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