# SOLUTION: Two companies are bidding for two contracts,company A has a 75% chance and company B has a 25% chance. What is the probability that Company A will win both and of company A getting

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 Question 168677: Two companies are bidding for two contracts,company A has a 75% chance and company B has a 25% chance. What is the probability that Company A will win both and of company A getting the first contract and Company B getting the secondAnswer by gonzo(654)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!company A has 75% chance for winning either one singly. company B has a 25% chance for winning either one singly. ----- chance company A gets both is 75% * 75% = 56.25% ----- chance company B gets both is 25% * 25% = 6.25% ----- chance company A gets first and company B gets second is 75% * 25% = 18.75% ----- chance company B gets first and company A gets second is 25% * 75% = 18.75% ----- sum of all probabilities should = 100% 56.25% + 6.25% + 18.75% + 18.75% = 100% ----- total possible combinations was: 2 * 2 = 4 that would be: AA AB BA BB -----