A shipment of 8 television sets contains 2 black-and-white sets and 6color sets. If 2 television sets are to be chosen at random from this shipment, what is the probability that at least 1 of the 2 sets chosen will be a black-and-white set?

A. 1/7 B. Â¼ C. 5/14 D. 11/28 E. 13/26

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Required probability is = 1 - (probability that both sets are color sets).

Probability that both are color sets is 6C2/8C2 = 30/56 = 15/28.

So correct answer is 1 - 15/28 = 13/28.

Probability that both are color sets is 6C2/8C2 = 30/56 = 15/28.

So correct answer is 1 - 15/28 = 13/28.

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We can use the formula:prachich1987 wrote:A shipment of 8 television sets contains 2 black-and-white sets and 6color sets. If 2 television sets are to be chosen at random from this shipment, what is the probability that at least 1 of the 2 sets chosen will be a black-and-white set?

A. 1/7 B. Â¼ C. 5/14 D. 11/28 E. 13/26

P(at least one black and white TV) = 1 - P(No black and white TV)

P(No black and white TV) = 6/8 x 5/7 = 3/4 x 5/7 = 15/28

P(at least one black and white TV) = 1 - 15/28 = 13/28

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