GMAT Question of the Day - Daily to your Mailbox; hard ones only

It is currently 20 Aug 2018, 09:42

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Close

Request Expert Reply

Confirm Cancel

A gardener is going to plant 2 red rosebushes and 2 white

  post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
Manager
Manager
avatar
Joined: 10 Oct 2008
Posts: 56
A gardener is going to plant 2 red rosebushes and 2 white  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 17 Oct 2008, 08:43
A gardener is going to plant 2 red rosebushes and 2 white rosebushes. If the gardener is to select each of the bushes at random, one at a time, and plant them in a row, what is the probability that the 2 rosebushes in the middle of the row will be the red rosebushes?

A. 1/12
B. 1/6
C. 1/5
D. 1/3
E. 1/2

--== Message from GMAT Club Team ==--

This is not a quality discussion. It has been retired.

If you would like to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Thank you!

To review the GMAT Club's Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow these links: Quantitative | Verbal Please note - we may remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines. Thank you.
VP
VP
User avatar
Joined: 30 Jun 2008
Posts: 1004
Re: rose  [#permalink]

Show Tags

New post 18 Oct 2008, 23:45
Jcpenny wrote:
A gardener is going to plant 2 red rosebushes and 2 white rosebushes. If the gardener is to select each of the bushes at random, one at a time, and plant them in a row, what is the probability that the 2 rosebushes in the middle of the row will be the red rosebushes?

A. 1/12
B. 1/6
C. 1/5
D. 1/3
E. 1/2


We have 4 rosebushes. RR WW

total no of arrangements = ( 4! )/( 2! * 2! ) = 6

now total number of ways to arrange the rosebushes such that the middle two are Red = 1 {only one way WRRW}

So the probability is 1/6

--== Message from GMAT Club Team ==--

This is not a quality discussion. It has been retired.

If you would like to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum. Thank you!

To review the GMAT Club's Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow these links: Quantitative | Verbal Please note - we may remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines. Thank you.

_________________

"You have to find it. No one else can find it for you." - Bjorn Borg

Re: rose &nbs [#permalink] 18 Oct 2008, 23:45
Display posts from previous: Sort by

A gardener is going to plant 2 red rosebushes and 2 white

  post reply Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  

Moderator: chetan2u

Events & Promotions

PREV
NEXT


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group | Emoji artwork provided by EmojiOne

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.