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Probability puzzles require you to weigh all the possibilities and pick the most likely outcome.

 

Puzzle ID:#6367
Fun:*** (2.2)
Difficulty:*** (2.78)
Category:Probability
Submitted By:cathalmccabe***
Corrected By:BobbyKat

 

 

 



The chances of a mother giving birth to a son compared with a daughter are 55%-45% (This is true in the real world due to a higher male infant mortality rate although the percent might be closer together depending on the type of country. 1st world, 3rd world - more males are born than females)

In a family of four children, what are the odds a mother will have 2 boys and a girl?




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