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Probability: Defective battery

A carton of 6 batteries contains 2 that are defective and 4 that are good.

If we select 3 batteries at random form this carton, what is the probability that the sample contains exactly 1 defective battery?

a) 33.3%
b) 50.0%
c) 60.0%

Solution Summary

The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of probability of selecting a defective battery from a carton of 6 batteries. Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.