# SOLUTION: Find the probability of randomly selecting 2 mathematics books and 3 physics books from a box containing 4 mathematics books and 8 physics books.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 298956: Find the probability of randomly selecting 2 mathematics books and 3 physics books from a box containing 4 mathematics books and 8 physics books.Answer by stanbon(57984)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Find the probability of randomly selecting 2 mathematics books and 3 physics books from a box containing 4 mathematics books and 8 physics books. ---- ways to succeed: [4C2*8C3] = 336 possible outcomes: 12C5 = 792 --- Prob = 336/792 = 0.4242.. Cheers, Stan H.