What’s the probability?
Duke Maverick worked for a packaging company. One day, Duke received four separate orders and accidentally mixed up the addresses, so he applied the address labels at random. What is the probability that exactly three packages were correctly labeled?
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The probability is zero. If three packages are correctly labelled, so is the fourth.
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