Hello, I have a probability problem. A bag contains 2 red and 4 blue marbles. Draw 3 marbles in succession without replacement. Find P(red, red, blue)

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- Jul 8th 2012, 10:29 AMmquinzyProbability Question
Hello, I have a probability problem. A bag contains 2 red and 4 blue marbles. Draw 3 marbles in succession without replacement. Find P(red, red, blue)

- Jul 8th 2012, 10:44 AMPlatoRe: Probability Question
- Jul 8th 2012, 11:24 AMpanda89Re: Probability Question
This question is quite standard for probability. One suggestion is to use tree diagram to solve. I believe we all learn this from school. Give it a try.

- Jul 8th 2012, 12:43 PMHallsofIvyRe: Probability Question
First thing you need to specify whether P(red, red, blue) means "red marble first then red marble second then blue marble third" or "two red marbles and one blue marble in any order".