A bag contains 3 red, 2 white and 4 green balls. What is the probability of drawing the second ball to be yellow if the first ball drawn is red? The balls are not replaced in the bag.

Category: QuestionsA bag contains 3 red, 2 white and 4 green balls. What is the probability of drawing the second ball to be yellow if the first ball drawn is red? The balls are not replaced in the bag.
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A bag contains 3 red, 2 white and 4 green balls. What is the probability of drawing the second ball to be yellow if the first ball drawn is red? The balls are not replaced in the bag.
 
(a)
1
3
 
 
(b)
1
2
 
 
(c) 1
 
(d) 0
 
This question was addressed to me in my homework.
 
My doubt stems from Multiplication Theorem on Probability in chapter Probability of Mathematics – Class 12
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

The correct choice is (d) 0
 
The explanation: Yellow color ball is not listed in the question. The bag contains only red, white and green color balls. So, the probability to draw a yellow color ball out of the bag is zero.