# SOLUTION: Find the probability of a couple having a boy when their 6th child is born, given that the first five children were all boys. Assume boys and girls are equally likely. I'm not

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 Question 347117: Find the probability of a couple having a boy when their 6th child is born, given that the first five children were all boys. Assume boys and girls are equally likely. I'm not sure how to figure it out. Answer by Fombitz(13828)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The probability of having a boy or a girl is you "assume boys and girls are equally likely".