Math

A builder has 8 lots available for sale.

· Six lots are greater than one acre.
· Two lots are less than one acre.

What is the probability that the next three lots sold will be greater than one acre?

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1. call them b , for "big" and s for "small"

so you have 6 b's and 2 s's

prob = (6/8)(5/7)(4/6) = 120/336 = 5/14

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