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Numbers 1 to 10 are written on ten separate slips (one number on one slip), kept in a box and mixed well. One slip is chosen from the box without looking into it. What is the probability of . getting a number less than 6?

Numbers 1 to 10 are written on ten separate slips (one number on one slip), kept in a box and mixed well. One slip is chosen from the box without looking into it. What is the probability of . 
 getting a number less than 6? 

Grade:12

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Harshit Singh
askIITians Faculty 5964 Points
one year ago
Dear Student

Numbers less than 6 are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 which are five. So there are 5 outcomes.∴, probability of getting anumber less 6 =5/10 = 1⁄2

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