arjtryarjtry wrote:

x2suresh wrote:

arjtryarjtry wrote:

i thought the ans should be 1/6*1/6 + 1/6*1/6.

there are totally 6 ways of picking up the cards right?

thats what is the definiton of possible cases. its possible to pick up any of the 6 cards right?

Read the question again.. and ...again

What is the probability that one of the cards was 5 if the sum of the two was 8?hmm..

i still think that the problem is not well worded...

I found no ambiguity in the question.

ans is clearly 2/5

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