# SOLUTION: Tamika has \$2.50 in quarters in her pocket,including four stgate quarters. She reaches into her pocket and takes out two quarters, one at a time. What is the probablility that th

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 Question 566307: Tamika has \$2.50 in quarters in her pocket,including four stgate quarters. She reaches into her pocket and takes out two quarters, one at a time. What is the probablility that they are both state quarters? Answer by stanbon(57424)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Tamika has \$2.50 in quarters in her pocket,including four state quarters. She reaches into her pocket and takes out two quarters, one at a time. What is the probablility that they are both state quarters? ---- She has 10 quarters; 4 of them are state quarters. ---- # of ways to pick 2 state quarters: 4C2 = 6 # of ways to pick 2 quarters randomly: 10C2 = 45 -------------------------------------------------- P(2state quarters) = 6/45 = 2/15 ==================================== Cheers, Stan H. =============