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Two beads are drawn at random, one after the other, with replacement, from a box containing 5 red and 7 white identical beads. What is the probability that the beads are the same colour

Options

A) \(\frac{119}{144}\)

B) \(\frac{95}{144}\)

C) \(\frac{37}{72}\)

D) \(\frac{49}{144}\)

E) \(\frac{1}{6}\)

The correct answer is C.


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