# A family has 8 girls and 4 boys. A total of 2 children must speak on behalf of the family at a local benefit. What is the probability that at least one boy will be chosen?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 6, 2018

Let's look at the probability that no boy is chosen.

#### Explanation:

First selection:

Second selection:

Combined probability of first AND second being a girl

(Remember AND means MULTIPLY):

The probability of at least one boy is then the complement of this, or in other words: