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    Please help with this problem and could you please explain how you get the answer so I can understand it. Thank you
    A committee consisting if 1 boy and 1 girl is to be selected from 3 boys (Jordon, Lee and Marco) and 4 girls (Nicole, Helen, Anna and Rita). Find the probability that Jordon is not a member of the committee
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    Quote Originally Posted by not happy jan View Post
    Please help with this problem and could you please explain how you get the answer so I can understand it. Thank you
    A committee consisting if 1 boy and 1 girl is to be selected from 3 boys (Jordon, Lee and Marco) and 4 girls (Nicole, Helen, Anna and Rita). Find the probability that Jordon is not a member of the committee
    One boy, and only one, will be chosen among the 3.
    So the probability for each boy to be chosen is 1/3.
    What's the probability that Jordon is not a chosen ? That is to say : what is the probability that either Lee or Marco is chosen ?
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