# Aptitude - Probability - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Probability - General Questions (Q.No. 15)

15.

A bag contains 6 black and 8 white balls. One ball is drawn at random. What is the probability that the ball drawn is white?

Answer: Option

Explanation:

Let number of balls = (6 + 8) = 14.

Number of white balls = 8.

P (drawing a white ball) = | 8 | = | 4 | . |

14 | 7 |

Discussion:

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Vamsi said:
6 years ago

Good explanations, thank you all.

Khadim Hussain said:
6 years ago

Thanks all for the given explanation.

Rahul h said:
6 years ago

6 blue 2 red 4. Green 3 yellow balls / four ball pick up randomly what is probability 2 red and 2 green?

Neha said:
7 years ago

There are 600 boys in a hostel each plays either cricket or football or both if 75%plays cricket and 45% play football how many boys play both? Can anyone solve this?

Rao said:
7 years ago

It is 1/3 @Jaya.

Abdi said:
7 years ago

Thank you all for explaining the answer.

Jaya said:
7 years ago

A bag contains 6 blue balls, 4 yellow balls, and 2 red balls what is the probability of getting a yellow ball?

I need answer for the question.

I need answer for the question.

Anish said:
7 years ago

@Aastha.

Look this question, it is very easy. They have given us 6 black and 8 white balls. We should find the probability of white balls.

Total number of balls = 6 + 8 = 14.

Number of white balls = 8 (favorable outcome).

The probability of the white balls = favorable outcome\total outcome.

= 8\14.

= 4\7.

Look this question, it is very easy. They have given us 6 black and 8 white balls. We should find the probability of white balls.

Total number of balls = 6 + 8 = 14.

Number of white balls = 8 (favorable outcome).

The probability of the white balls = favorable outcome\total outcome.

= 8\14.

= 4\7.

Pranki said:
8 years ago

@Aastha,

You have to pick a ball from a bag containing 6 Black and 8 white balls. The ball you picked could be of any color. So the chance that it is white color is 8/14.

You have to pick a ball from a bag containing 6 Black and 8 white balls. The ball you picked could be of any color. So the chance that it is white color is 8/14.

Aastha said:
8 years ago

I didn't understand the question. Can someone explain?

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