## GMAT: Probability Question

A certain consulting firm employs 8 men and 4 women. In March, 3 employees are selected at random to represent the company at a convention. What is the probability that the representatives will NOT all be men?

A. 14/55
B. 3/8
C. 41/55
D. 2/3
E. 54/55

## GMAT: Probability Question

Jeffrey has a bag of marbles. The bag contains 6 red, 6 yellow, 12 green, and 12 blue marbles. It contains no other marbles.
What is the probability that a marble chosen at random will be either red or yellow?

A. 1/6            B. 1/3           C. 1/2              D. 2/3                  E. 3/4

hi
I am preparing for GMAT and came across a question for which I had no answer. Can you please publish the question so that I can discuss about it in you forum? The question is described below:

A man chooses an outfit from 3 different shirts, 2 different pairs of shoes, and 3 different pants.Â If he randomly selects 1 shirt, 1 pair of shoes, and 1 pair of pants each morning for 3 days, what is the probability that he wears the same pair of shoes each day, but that no other piece of clothing is repeated?

(1)(1/3)pow6(1/2)pow3
(2)(1/3)pow6(1/2)
(3)(1/3)pow4
(4)(1/3)pow2(1/2)
(5)5X(1/3)pow2

N.B: pow = power

## GMAT Question of the Day : Probability

A man is known to speak truth 3 out of 4 times. He throws die and reports that it is a 6. The probability that it is actually a 6 is

A) 3/4
B) 5/8
C) 2/5
D) 3/5
E) 4/5

## GMAT Question of the Day : If a code word is defined to be a sequence of different letters

If a code word is defined to be a sequence of different letters chosen from the 10 letters A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and J, what is the ratio of the number of 5-letter code words to the number of 4-letter code words?

A) 5 to 4
B) 3 to 2
C) 2 to 1
D) 5 to 1
E) 6 to 1

## What is the probability that equal numbers of boys and girls will be selected?

From a group of 3 boys and 3 girls, 4 children are to be randomly selected. What is the probability that equal numbers of boys and girls will be selected?

A. 1/10

B. 4/9

C. 1/2

D. 3/5

E. 2/3

## Problem Solving

If an integer n is to be chosen at random from the integers 1 to 96, inclusive, what is the probability that n(n + 1)(n+2) will be divisible by 8?

A. 1/4
B. 3/8
C. 1/2
D. 5/8
E. 3/4

## What is the probability that the 2 students selected will be a sibling pair? .. Asked by Aaron

A certain junior class has 1000 students and a certain senior class has 800 students. Among these students, there are 60 siblings pairs, each consisting of 1 junior and 1 senior. If 1 student is to be selected at random from each class, what is the probability that the 2 students selected will be a sibling pair?

a) 3/40,000
b) 3/20,000
c) 1/32
d) 1/20,000
e) None of these
Please post the explanations if you know.

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