A bag contains 3 red balls and 5 black balls.

Question:

A bag contains 3 red balls and 5 black balls. A ball is drawn at random from the bag. What is the probability that the ball drawn is :

(i) red

(ii) black

Solution:

GIVEN: A bag contains 3 red, and 5 black balls. A ball is drawn at random

TO FIND: Probability of getting a

(i) red ball

(ii) white ball

Total number of balls 

(i) Total number red balls are 3

We know that PROBABILITY = 

Hence probability of getting red ball is equal to 

(ii) Total number of black ball are 5

We know that PROBABILITY = 

Hence probability of getting black ball 

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