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    Question What is the probability of this improbable event?




    Hello all,
    Let's suppose that we are given 6 chances to draw for two specific numbers. (Though perhaps that 6 chances doesn't really matter?) Let's call these two numbers to be drawn as A and B. They can be drawn in either order, AB or BA, but they need to be drawn next to each other.

    The likelihood of withdrawing A is 0.155%. The likelihood of withdrawing B is 0.011%.

    What is the likelihood of withdrawing AB or BA in a row?

    Thanks!

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    Re: What is the probability of this improbable event?


    And we are assuming after the first card is drawn it is put back into the stack, otherwise the second card's probability would change due to a different denominator in it's probability calculation?
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