All about flooble | fun stuff | Get a free chatterbox | Free JavaScript | Avatars    
perplexus dot info

Home > Probability
Black Jack (Posted on 2005-03-17) Difficulty: 2 of 5
Jack owns many black shirts and pants. However, Jack gets up late each day, and as a result, he just chooses his clothes at random.

He would like to have at least one black item on and he knows there is a .16 chance just his shirt will be black, there is a .27 chance just his pants will be black, and there is a chance less than both of these he won't have anything black on.

If the color of his shirt and pants are independent of each other, what is the chance both are black?

See The Solution Submitted by Gamer    
Rating: 3.0000 (2 votes)

Comments: ( You must be logged in to post comments.)
  Subject Author Date
SolutionPuzzle SolutionK Sengupta2009-02-05 14:03:04
AnswerK Sengupta2008-10-02 06:26:32
re(2): solutionCharlie2005-03-18 15:30:08
answerjohn2005-03-18 09:18:35
re: solutionarmando2005-03-17 22:04:47
SolutionsolutionCharlie2005-03-17 14:18:46
re: ELEMENTARY, DEAR WATSONAdy TZIDON2005-03-17 13:59:04
Please log in:
Remember me:
Sign up! | Forgot password

Search body:
Forums (0)
Newest Problems
Random Problem
FAQ | About This Site
Site Statistics
New Comments (6)
Unsolved Problems
Top Rated Problems
This month's top
Most Commented On

Copyright © 2002 - 2024 by Animus Pactum Consulting. All rights reserved. Privacy Information