Family or Child First?
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|Math Forum, a Classic Problem from the Ask Dr. Math FAQ|
|In a two-child family, one child is a boy. What is the probability that the other child is a girl? Discusses the difference between choosing the child first and choosing the family first, and why they're mathematically different.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Math Topics:||Permutations/Combinations, Probability|
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