Question

A group of 6 boys and 6 girls is randomly divided into two equal groups. The probability that each group contains 3 boys and 3 girls is

Solution

Correct option is

100/231

The number of ways of choosing 6 persons out of 12 for a group is 

The number of ways in which group can contain 3 boys and 3 girls is  
therefore required probability

             

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