In this lesson, we will learn how to find probabilities using permutations.

Q1:

Ethan, Jacob, and three of their coworkers each take the bus to work. If they each have an equal chance of arriving first, determine the probability of Jacob arriving first and Ethan arriving second.

Q2:

Matthew received 10 letters in the mail. If he can read them in any order, determine the probability that he reads the letter from his parents and then that from his grandmother before the others.

Q3:

A number is formed at random using 2 distinct digits from the set { 2 , 5 , 8 , 9 } . What is the probability that both the digits are odd?

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