**Q. 18.** Two events A and B will be independent, if

(A) and are mutually exclusive

(B)

(C)

(D)

**Q .17. ** The probability of obtaining an even prime number on each die, when a pair of dice is rolled is

(A)

(B)

(C)

(D)

when a pair of dice is rolled, total outcomes
Even prime number
The probability of obtaining an even prime number on each die
Option D is correct.

**Q. 16.** In a hostel, of the students read Hindi newspaper, read English newspaper and read both Hindi and English newspapers. A student is selected at random.

(c) If she reads English newspaper, find the probability that she reads Hindi newspaper.

H : of the students read Hindi newspaper,
E : read English newspaper and
read both Hindi and English newspapers.
the probability that she reads Hindi newspaper if she reads English newspaper
...

**Q. 16 ** In a hostel, of the students read Hindi newspaper, read English newspaper and read both Hindi and English newspapers. A student is selected at random.

(b) If she reads Hindi newspaper, find the probability that she reads English newspaper.

H : of the students read Hindi newspaper,
E : read English newspaper and
read both Hindi and English newspapers.
The probability that she reads English newspape if she reads Hindi newspaper
...

**Q.16** In a hostel, of the students read Hindi newspaper, read English newspaper and read both Hindi and English newspapers. A student is selected at random.

(a) Find the probability that she reads neither Hindi nor English newspapers

H : of the students read Hindi newspaper,
E : read English newspaper and
read both Hindi and English newspapers.
the probability that she reads neither Hindi nor English newspapers
...

**Q.15** One card is drawn at random from a well shuffled deck of 52 cards. In which of the following cases are the events E and F independent ?

(iii) E : ‘the card drawn is a king or queen’

F : ‘the card drawn is a queen or jack’.

One card is drawn at random from a well shuffled deck of cards
Total king or queen = 8
total queen or jack = 8
E : ‘the card drawn is a king or queen’
F : ‘the card drawn is a queen or jack’.
a card which is queen = 4
Hence, E and F are not indepentdent events .

**Q.15** One card is drawn at random from a well shuffled deck of 52 cards. In which of the following cases are the events E and F independent ?

(ii) E : ‘the card drawn is black’

F : ‘the card drawn is a king’

One card is drawn at random from a well shuffled deck of cards
Total black card = 26
total king =4
E : ‘the card drawn is black’
F : ‘the card drawn is a king’
a card which is black and king = 2
Hence, E and F are indepentdent events .

**Q.15** One card is drawn at random from a well shuffled deck of cards. In which of the following cases are the events and independent ?

(i) E : ‘the card drawn is a spade’

F : ‘the card drawn is an ace’

One card is drawn at random from a well shuffled deck of cards
Total ace = 4
total spades =13
E : ‘the card drawn is a spade
F : ‘the card drawn is an ace’
a card which is spade and ace = 1
Hence, E and F are indepentdent events .

**Q.14 ** Probability of solving specific problem independently by A and B are and respectively. If both try to solve the problem independently, find the probability that

(ii) exactly one of them solves the problem

and
,
,
probability that exactly one of them solves the problem
probability that exactly one of them solves the problem
...

**Q.14 ** Probability of solving specific problem independently by A and B are and respectively. If both try to solve the problem independently, find the probability that

(i) the problem is solved

and
Since, problem is solved independently by A and B,
probability that the problem is solved

**13. ** Two balls are drawn at random with replacement from a box containing black and red balls. Find the probability that

(iii) one of them is black and other is red.

Two balls are drawn at random with replacement from a box containing 10 black and 8 red balls.
Total balls =18
Black balls = 10
Red balls = 8
Let the first ball is black and the second ball is red.
The probability of getting a black ball in the first draw
The ball is replaced after drawing the first ball.
The...

**Q.13**. Two balls are drawn at random with replacement from a box containing black and red balls. Find the probability that

(ii) first ball is black and second is red.

Two balls are drawn at random with replacement from a box containing 10 black and 8 red balls.
Total balls =18
Black balls = 10
Red balls = 8
The probability of getting a black ball in the first draw
The ball is replaced after drawing the first ball.
The probability of getting a red ball in the second draw
...

**Q.13 ** Two balls are drawn at random with replacement from a box containing 10 black and 8 red balls. Find the probability that

(i) both balls are red.

Two balls are drawn at random with replacement from a box containing 10 black and 8 red balls.
Total balls =18
Black balls = 10
Red balls = 8
The probability of getting a red ball in first draw
The ball is repleced after drawing first ball.
The probability of getting a red ball in second draw
...

**Q.12** A die is tossed thrice. Find the probability of getting an odd number at least once.

A die is tossed thrice.
Outcomes
Odd numbers
The probability of getting an odd number at first throw
The probability of getting an even number
Probability of getting even number three times
...

**Q.11** Given two independent events and such that Find

(iv)

**Q.11 ** Given two independent events A and B such that Find

(iii)

**Q.11 ** Given two independent events A and B such that Find

(ii)

**Q.11** Given two independent events and such that Find

(i)

**Q.10** Events A and B are such that and State whether and are independent ?

**Q.9** If and are two events such that and find

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