# What is the probability of drawing, in order, 2 red, 1 blue, and 2 yellow marbles if a bag contains 4 yellow, 5 red, and 6 blue marbles?

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Oct 29, 2014

I assume that marbles are not returned after drawn here.

Draw 1: 5 reds out of 15 marbles:

Draw 2: 4 reds out of 14 marbles:

Draw 3: 6 blues out of 13 marbles:

Draw 4: 4 yellows out of 12 marbles:

Draw 5: 3 yellows out of 11 marbles:

Hence, the probability is

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