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# A painter has 9 jars of paint 4 of which are yellow, 2 are

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A painter has 9 jars of paint 4 of which are yellow, 2 are [#permalink]  08 Dec 2004, 17:02
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A painter has 9 jars of paint 4 of which are yellow, 2 are red and the remaining jars are brown. He will combine 3 jars of paint into a new container to make a new color and will name it according to following conditions:
Brun Y if the paint contains 2 jars of brown paint and no yellow
Brun X if the paint contains 3 jars of brown paint
Jaune X if the paint contains at least 2 jars of yellow
Jaune Y if the paint contains exactly 1 jar of yellow

What is the probability that the new color will be Jaune?
(A) 5/42
(B) 37/42
(C) 1/21
(D) 35/42
(E) 17/84
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