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A STUDENT COUNCIL COMMITTEE IS MADE UP OF 4 BOYS AND 5 GIRLS.IF 2 COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE CHOSEN AT RANDOM TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE,WHAT IS THE PROBABILITY THAT BOTH MEMBERS WILL BE BOYS?

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  1. probability of first boy = 4/9
    probability of second boy = 3/8
    so
    4/9 * 3/8 = 3/18 = 1/6

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  2. From a committee of 5 girls and 4 boys , two are drawn to lead the committee. What is the probability that both people drawn will be girls?

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