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    A jar contains black and white marbles. Two marbles are chosen without replacement. If the probability of selecting a black marble and a white marble is 0.34, and the probability of selecting a black marble on the first draw is 0.47, find the probability of selecting a white marble on the second draw, given that the first marble selected was black

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    Solution Summary

    The following provides a formula for calculating conditional probability and a simple example involving drawing marbles from a jar.