Ex.15.1 Q6 Probability Solution - NCERT Maths Class 10

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Question

A bag contains lemon flavored candies only. Malini takes out one candy without looking into the bag. What is the probability that she takes out

(i) an orange flavored candy?

(ii) a lemon-flavored candy?

Text Solution

What is known?

Bag contain lemon flavoured candies.

What is unknown?

(i) an orange flavoured candy.

(ii) a lemon flavoured candy.

Reasoning:

We can check whether the event is Possible or Impossible

Steps:

(i) A bag contains only lemon flavored candy so there is no probability to take out orange flavored candy.Therefore, the probability of taking out orange flavoured candy is \(0.\)

(ii) As the bag has only lemon flavored candy, every time she will take out only lemon flavored candy. Therefore, the event is a sure event and the probability of taking out lemon flavored candy is \(1\).