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    "with and without replacement" question




    hi, thanks for taking a look. im stumbling on trying to understand one question.

    the problem is: a box of nine gloves contains two left handed gloves and seven right handed gloves.

    the question is: if two gloves are randomely selected from the box without replacement, what is the probability there will be one right handed glove and one left handed glove selected?

    are these events considered independent? what probability rule or formula will help me figure this problem out? thank you

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    (2C1)(7C1)/(9C2)
    Check the idea from hypergeometric distribution

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