# SOLUTION: A bag contains 3 blue stones, 5 red stones, and 2 white stones. What is the probability of picking a blue stone, keeping it and then picking a white stone?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 247729: A bag contains 3 blue stones, 5 red stones, and 2 white stones. What is the probability of picking a blue stone, keeping it and then picking a white stone?Answer by stanbon(60771)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A bag contains 3 blue stones, 5 red stones, and 2 white stones. What is the probability of picking a blue stone, keeping it and then picking a white stone? ------------------ (3/10)(2/9) = 2/30 = 1/15 =============================== Cheers, Stan H.