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Math Help - A bag contains a bunch of lettered tiles, one for each letter of the alphabet

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    A bag contains a bunch of lettered tiles, one for each letter of the alphabet

    If you reach in and take a tile and then take another one what is the probability the first letter will be A and second letter will be B?

    wouldnt it be 1/26 for A and 1/25 for be?

    And if you take two letters at the same time wouldnt the probability be 1/25?

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    Why would it be 1/25? Explain why you think it would be that.
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    If you were to combine the 2 (chances of pulling A AND B), don't you multiply the denominators together? As in, (1/26 x 1/25)...

    Don't take my thought seriously though. I'm still a newb. lol
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