A box contains 1 green, 2 yellow, and 3 red marbles. Two marbles are drawn at random without replacement. What are the odds of each event occurring?

1. Drawing to different colours

I am kind of confused on how to start this problem. (Giggle)

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- Jun 14th 2011, 10:26 AMhomeylova223Probability and odds?
A box contains 1 green, 2 yellow, and 3 red marbles. Two marbles are drawn at random without replacement. What are the odds of each event occurring?

1. Drawing to different colours

I am kind of confused on how to start this problem. (Giggle) - Jun 14th 2011, 10:43 AMPlatoRe: Probability and odds?
- Jun 14th 2011, 11:39 AMhomeylova223Re: Probability and odds?
As my answer I got 11/4 I added up all the success probabilities subtracted by one to get the failures and then I did probability of success/ probability of failure.