1
You visited us 1 times! Enjoying our articles? Unlock Full Access!
Question

# There is a black bag which contains 100 identical balls. 99 of those balls are red in color and remaining 1 is white. Now, if you take a ball out from the bag, what can be said about its color?

A

It must be red

No worries! Weâ€˜ve got your back. Try BYJUâ€˜S free classes today!
B

It must be white

No worries! Weâ€˜ve got your back. Try BYJUâ€˜S free classes today!
C

May be red or white

Right on! Give the BNAT exam to get a 100% scholarship for BYJUS courses
D

Nothing can be said about the colour.

No worries! Weâ€˜ve got your back. Try BYJUâ€˜S free classes today!
Open in App
Solution

## The correct option is C May be red or white The withdrawn ball may be of red color or white color. Since red balls are 99 in number, it is more likely that withdrawn ball will be red in color. Similarly, it is less likely that ball will be white. We can never be sure that withdrawn ball is of red or white unless all the balls are of the same color or there is only one ball in the bag.

Suggest Corrections
1
Join BYJU'S Learning Program
Related Videos
Equally Likely Outcomes
MATHEMATICS
Watch in App
Join BYJU'S Learning Program