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Four children were born at City Hospital yesterday. Assume each child is equally likely to be a boy or a girl. Which of the following outcomes is most likely
 
Four children were born at City Hospital yesterday. Assume each child is equally likely to be a boy or a girl. Which of the following outcomes is most likely
  
<math> \textbf{(A) }\text{all 4 are boys}\\ \textbf{(B) }\text{all 4 are girls}\\ \textbf{(C) }\text{2 are girls and 2 are boys}\\ \textbf{(D) }\text{3 are of one gender and 1 is of the other gender}\\ \textbf{(E) }\text{all of these outcomes are equally likely} </math>
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<math> \textbf{(A) }</math> all <math>4</math> are boys <math>\qquad\textbf{(B) }</math> all <math>4</math> are girls <math>\qquad\textbf{(C) }</math> <math>2</math> are girls and <math>2</math> are boys <math>\qquad\textbf{(D) }</math> <math>3</math> are of one gender and <math>1</math> is of the other gender <math>\qquad\textbf{(E) }</math> all of these outcomes are equally likely $
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
 
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Revision as of 20:18, 26 November 2014

Four children were born at City Hospital yesterday. Assume each child is equally likely to be a boy or a girl. Which of the following outcomes is most likely

$\textbf{(A) }$ all $4$ are boys $\qquad\textbf{(B) }$ all $4$ are girls $\qquad\textbf{(C) }$ $2$ are girls and $2$ are boys $\qquad\textbf{(D) }$ $3$ are of one gender and $1$ is of the other gender $\qquad\textbf{(E) }$ all of these outcomes are equally likely $

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2014 AMC 8 (ProblemsAnswer KeyResources)
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Problem 17
Followed by
Problem 19
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