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```        If at least 1 child in a family with 3 children is a boy find the prob that family have 2 of the children are boys
1) 3/7
2) 4/7
3) 3/8
4) 1/3```
7 years ago

147 Points
```										Dear Mayank
Given at least 1 child in a family with 3 children is a boy
so event  1 boy in a family  ,2 boy in a family ,  3 boy in a fimily are equally likily event
so chances of happening any event fou of three is 1/3
so prob that family have 2 of the children are boys =1/3
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7 years ago
swetha viriyala
31 Points
```										There is a probability that the family contains 1 boy,2boys or 3 boys.... so chance of each event selection is 1/3 but its not the final answer..
if one boy is there then chance of selecting that 1 boy from 3 children is 1/3
if 2 boys are there then chance of selecting one boy among them is 2/3
if 3 boys are there then chance of selecting 1 boy is 3/3 i.e., 1
Now, required probability is 1/3 * 1 / 1/3 * 1 + 1/3 * 2/3 +1/3 * 1/3 = 1/2
This is the final answer required.
```
7 years ago
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