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An experiment consists of recording boy–girl composition of families with 2 children. (ii) What is the sample space if we are interested in the number of girls in the family?

8.     An experiment consists of recording boy–girl composition of families with 2 children.

   (ii) What is the sample space if we are interested in the number of girls in the family? 

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(ii) In a family with two child, there can be only three possible cases:

no girl child, 1 girl child or 2 girl child

The required sample is:

S = {0, 1, 2}

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