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Baby Blue (Posted on 2014-05-08) Difficulty: 3 of 5
You're in a hospital where your son was just born. As a nurse wheels your newborn into the nursery, she remarks that yours is the only boy in the room, and the rest of the babies are girls. Once in the nursery, boys are swaddled in blue blankets and girls are wrapped in pink.

A few minutes later, another baby is brought into the nursery and the baby's father, Tom, introduces himself to you. You couldn't see if his child was a boy or a girl, and before you get a chance to ask him, Tom has gone down the hall.

A few minutes later a baby, swaddled in blue, is brought out of the nursery.

What is the probability that Tom's newborn child is a boy?

No Solution Yet Submitted by tomarken    
Rating: 3.5000 (2 votes)

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  Subject Author Date
Hints/Tipsre(2): Easier gedanken att: ALLtomarken2014-05-14 10:21:46
Questionre: Easier gedanken att: ALLAdy TZIDON2014-05-14 08:52:48
Easier gedankenLarry2014-05-10 15:44:14
Restricted ChoiceSteve Herman2014-05-09 10:13:38
re: ....hesitating...Charlie2014-05-09 09:44:05
Some Thoughts....hesitating...Ady TZIDON2014-05-09 04:32:17
Careful reading and further thoughtsJer2014-05-08 12:46:47
SolutionAlternative approachSteve Herman2014-05-08 11:31:07
re: answerCharlie2014-05-08 10:57:43
SolutionsolutionCharlie2014-05-08 10:56:15
SolutionanswerAdy TZIDON2014-05-08 10:46:13
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