## A monkey is to demonstrate that she recognizes colors by tossing one red, one black, and one white ball into boxes of the same respective co

Question

A monkey is to demonstrate that she recognizes colors by tossing one red, one black, and one white ball into boxes of the same respective colors, one ball to a box. If the monkey has not learned the colors and merely tosses one ball into each box at random, find the probabilities of the following results: a There are no color matches. b There is exactly one color match.

in progress
0

Math
4 weeks
2021-12-31T02:11:44+00:00
2021-12-31T02:11:44+00:00 1 Answer
0 views
0
## Answers ( )

Answer:(a) 0.3333 or 33.33%

(b) 0.5000 or 50.00%

Step-by-step explanation:(a)With the first toss, there is a 2/3 chance that the monkey gets it wrong, if the monkey gets it wrong, there is a 1/2 chance it gets the second wrong, which guarantees that the last toss is also wrong. The probability is:(b)There are6 possible outcomesfor this experiment, there arethree outcomes with exactly one match, (Red is correct, white is correct, black is correct). The probability is: