Independent & Dependent Compound Events


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You have a bag of 3 red marbles and 2 blue marbles. You draw 1 marble without replacing it and then draw a second marble.

  • Show the sample space using a tree diagram, a list, and/or a table.
  • What is the probability that you will draw a red marble and then a blue marble?

Challenge Problem

You have 10 cards numbered 0–9, lying face down. If you draw 2 cards to form a two-digit number, and you do not replace the first card, what is the probability that you will form the number 63?

  • Explain your method for solving this problem.