# What is the probability distribution for X?

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A box has five tickets numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Two are to be randomly selected without replacement. Let X be the number of occurrences of either 4 or 5. For example, if 2 and 5 are selected, then X=1. If both 4 and 5 are selected, then X=2.

A box has five tickets numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. Two are to be randomly selected without replacement. Let X be the number of occurrences of either 4 or 5. For example, if 2 and 5 are selected, then X=1. If both 4 and 5 are selected, then X=2.

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#### Explanation:

We are choosing 2 tickets from 5 tickets, therefore, the number of combinations are:

where

Counting all of the possible outcomes:

Please observe that