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A bag contains 8 black balls and 6 white balls. Two balls are drawn out at random, one after the other without replacement. calculate the probabilities that
(a) The second ball is black
(b) The first ball was white, given that the second ball is black.

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Total number of balls in the bag = 8 + 6 = 14

(a) P(second ball is black) = P(first ...

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