1985 AHSME Problems/Problem 24
Problem
A non-zero digit is chosen in such a way that the probability of choosing digit is . The probability that the digit is chosen is exactly the probability that the digit chosen is in the set
Solution
We have , so the probability of choosing is . The probability that the digit chosen is in the set must therefore be which, by definition, is the probability that the digit chosen is in the set .
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