# SOLUTION: I desparately need help with this problem. The question is: A bag contains 7 red chips and 9 blue chips. Two chips are selected randomly without replacement from the bag. What is t

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 Question 470036: I desparately need help with this problem. The question is: A bag contains 7 red chips and 9 blue chips. Two chips are selected randomly without replacement from the bag. What is the probability that the two chips are the same color? I've gotten as far as the probability of drawing two red chips would be 7/16*6/15 and the probability of getting two blue chips is 9/16*8/15. the choices of answers are: A) 0.475 B)0.175 C) 0.542 D) 0.525 Answer by Alan3354(31538)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Those are correct. Multiply them and add the result. --> A) 0.475