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what is the probability that a leap year selected at random

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what is the probability that a leap year selected at random [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2007, 11:10
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what is the probability that a leap year selected at random will contain 53 sundays????
1. 1/2
2. 1/9
3. 1/14
4. 1/7
5. 2/7
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 [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2007, 11:36
2/7

a leap year has 366 days which are 52 full weeks plus 2 days.

the chance that one of these is a sunday 2/7
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 [#permalink] New post 01 Jan 2007, 16:59
hobbit wrote:
2/7

a leap year has 366 days which are 52 full weeks plus 2 days.

the chance that one of these is a sunday 2/7


To elaborate, the 2 days can be any of the following combinations

Sun,Mon
Mon,Tue
Tue,Wed
Wed,Thu
Thu,Fri
Fri,Sat
Sat,Sun

The probability of getting a Sunday/Monday/Tuesday... is 2/7.
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Jan 2007, 13:27
Thanks Guys. OA is 2/7
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