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# 2 bunch of redroses, 2 bunch of white roses=> what is the

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2 bunch of redroses, 2 bunch of white roses=> what is the [#permalink]  13 Sep 2003, 05:06
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2 bunch of redroses, 2 bunch of white roses=> what is the probability of planting them in a row with two red in the middle.

is it 1/2?
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4!=4*3*2*1=24

Like white1 red1 red2 white2

Two red in the middle has 4. 2*2*1*1=4

The probability is 4/24=1/6

Thanks!!
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mystery wrote:
4!=4*3*2*1=24

Like white1 red1 red2 white2

Two red in the middle has 4. 2*2*1*1=4

The probability is 4/24=1/6

Thanks!!

i was thinking about a different problem...i get it now

i interpreted the problem incorrectly!

thanks
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