Probability Mcqs

Q.  A basket has 5 apples and 4 oranges. Three fruits are picked at random. The probability that at least 2 apples are picked is__________?

a. 25/42
b. 9/20
c. 10/23
d. 41/42


ANSWER: See Answer
 
Total fruits = 9

Since there must be at least two apples,
(⁵C₂ * ⁴C₁)/⁹C₃ + ⁵C₃/⁹C₃ = 25/42.
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