I have a bag of M&M's that is 22.5% Blue, 12.5%Brown, and 65% other.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If I pull 12 M&M's from the bag, what is the probabiliity that exactly 2 are blue and 3 are brown?

I used the binomial to find the probability of 2 blue and 3 brown, and I want to multiply them together to get the answer, but wouldn't that assume that the two are independent? Obviously they are not, because any time I pull out a blue M&M, it is one time I have not pulled out a brown M&M.

Can someone shed light on how to solve this? Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Binomial probabilities

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