# Question #19d49

##### 2 Answers

The probability of drawing two marbles is the product of drawing the each of the blue marbles.

The product of drawing the first marble is 4/16 or 1/4

The product of drawing the second marble is 3/15 = 1/5

The overall probability is

Probability of drawing two blue marbles

#### Explanation:

Red Marbles

Blue Marbles

Green Marbles

Total Marbles

The probability value to be calculated as follows:

Probability of drawing two blue marbles = Number of ways two blue marbles can be taken from 4 blue marbles [number of favourable events] / Number of ways two marbles can be taken from the 16 marbles [Total Number of events]

Number of ways two blue marbles can be taken from 4 blue marbles [number of favourable events]

Number of ways two marbles can be taken from the 16 marbles [Total Number of events]

Probability of drawing two blue marbles