Territorial Selection Several territories and colonies today are still under the jurisdiction of another country France holds the most with 16 territories, the United Kingdom has 15, the United States has 14, and several other countries have territories as well. Choose 3 territories at random from those held by France, the United Kingdom, and the United States. What is the probability that all 3 belong to the same country? (4–5)

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We have to find the probability of all 3 belongs to the same country

France holds with 16 territories

United kingdom has 15 territories

United states has 14 territories

Total no.of territories=16+15+14

=45

Randomly select 3 territories from all the territories

Now the probability of all 3 of them from same country