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# A case of 24 cans contains 1 can that is contaminated.

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Problem 76E

Problem 76E

A case of 24 cans contains 1 can that is contaminated. Three cans are to be chosen randomly for testing.

a. How many different combinations of 3 cans could be selected?

b. What is the probability that the contaminated can is selected for testing?

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Step 1 of 2:

Given data states that, the total number of 24 cans 1 can that is contaminated. Three cans are to be chosen randomly for testing.

a). We have to find how many different combinations of 3 cans could be selected.

Given total number of cans = 24

From 24 cans 3 cans could be selected.

Thus, the required combinations are

= 2024

Therefore, 2024 different combinations of 3 cans could be selected.

Step 2 of 2

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