A family has 2 children. What is a probability that the family has…(a) 2 boys (b) Same gender of children (c) Different gender of children
asked Nov 26, 2016 in Other Math Topics by Elise

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We can list the possibilities: BB, BG. GB, GG.

Probability of two boys=1/4 (=1/2*1/2)

Probability of either two boys or two girls=1/2 (BB or GG)

Probability of one of each=1/2 (BG or GB)
answered Nov 26, 2016 by Rod Top Rated User (486,860 points)
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