A bag contains 6 pink and 8 white pebbles. What is the probability of drawing a brown pebble if the first pebble drawn is pink? The balls drawn are not replaced in the bag.

Category: QuestionsA bag contains 6 pink and 8 white pebbles. What is the probability of drawing a brown pebble if the first pebble drawn is pink? The balls drawn are not replaced in the bag.
Editor">Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

A bag contains 6 pink and 8 white pebbles. What is the probability of drawing a brown pebble if the first pebble drawn is pink? The balls drawn are not replaced in the bag.
 
(a) 0
 
(b) \frac {8}{11}
 
 
(c) 1
 
(d) \frac {14}{11}
 
 
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

Right answer is (a) 0
 
The best explanation: The total probability is zero because the bag contains only pink and white coloured pebbles. There are no brown coloured pebbles in the bag.