Six popular brands of cola are to be used in a blind taste study for consumer recognition.
A. If 3 distinct brands are chosen at random from the 6 and if a consumer is not allowed to repeat any answers, what is the probability that all 3 brands could be identified by just guessing?
B. If repeats are allowed in the 3 brands chosen at random from the 6 and if the consumer is allowed to repeat answers, what is the probability of correct identification of all 3 by just guessing?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:24 pm ad1c9bdddf
A. Probability that the first brand is guessed correctly = 1/6
Probability that the second brand is guessed ...
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