SOLUTION: In a sample bag of M&M's candy, there are 5 brown, 6 yellow, 4 blue, 3 green, and 2 orange. What is the probability of getting 1 brown and 2 orange M&M's if 3 are taken at a time?

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 Question 463294: In a sample bag of M&M's candy, there are 5 brown, 6 yellow, 4 blue, 3 green, and 2 orange. What is the probability of getting 1 brown and 2 orange M&M's if 3 are taken at a time? Show your work.Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!There are 20 M&Ms. 5 brown & 2 orange . (5C1*2C2)/20C3 =5/1140 =1/228 the probability of getting 1 brown and 2 orange M&M's if 3 are drawn. . Ed