what is the probability for a family with three children to have a boy and 2 girls (Assuming the probability of having a boy and a girl is equal)??

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Is the answer 1/3 and 2/3

 

Asked by shivamshyama | 3rd Oct, 2018, 07:58: PM

Expert Answer:

Sample space of three children is 
S = {GGG, GGB, GBG, BGG, BBB, BBG, BGB, GBB}
n(S) = 8
Let A be the event to have 1 boy and 2 girls.
A = {GGB, GBG, BGG}
n(A) = 3
P(A) = 3/8

Answered by Sneha shidid | 4th Oct, 2018, 09:35: AM