Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Probability of women being selected for executive positions

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    Affirmative action commitments by industrial organizations have led to an increase in the number of women in executive positions. Satellite Office Systems has vacancies for two executives that it will fill from among four women and six men.

    What is the probability that no woman is selected?

    What is the probability that at least one woman is selected?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com June 3, 2020, 11:57 pm ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview

    There are 4 women and 6 men (Total = 10 people)

    2 people will be selected

    Number of ways of selecting 2 people out of 10 people = C(10, 2) = P(10, ...

    Solution Summary

    A Complete, Neat and Step-by-step Solution is provided.