Five horses are in a race. Mr A selects two of the horses at random and bets on them. The probability that Mr A selected the winning horse is

Solution :

The probability that Mr A selected the lossing horse

= \(4\over 5\) \(\times\) \(3\over 4\) = \(3\over 5\)

The probability that Mr A selected the winning horse

= 1 – \(3\over 5\) = \(2\over 5\)


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