three-digit numbers are to be formed from 1,2,3,4 and 5. if repetition is not allowed how many can be formed?

what is the probability of selecting an odd number from the numbers formed in the above?

pls guys help on this, thanks.

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- March 26th 2012, 01:53 AMlawochekelprobability!
three-digit numbers are to be formed from 1,2,3,4 and 5. if repetition is not allowed how many can be formed?

what is the probability of selecting an odd number from the numbers formed in the above?

pls guys help on this, thanks. - March 26th 2012, 02:16 AMprincepsRe: probability!
- March 26th 2012, 02:58 AMbiffboyRe: probability!
First digit can be any of 5 numbers, then second any of 4, then third any of 3. Hence answer is 5x4x3=60

Probability number ends in 1 is 1/5. Same for 3 and 5. Hence probability odd is 3/5 - March 26th 2012, 05:21 AMblingRe: probability!
60

- March 26th 2012, 08:48 AMWilmerRe: probability!
2 evens and 3 odds...so simply 3/5 will be odd.