# Solution: What is the probability that each is in the correct seat according to the numbers on seat and stub?

A group of 3 people enter a theatre after the lights had dimmed. They are shown to the correct group of 3 seats by the usher. Each person holds a number stub. What is the probability that each is in the correct seat according to the numbers on seat and stub?

#### Problem Statement: EE Board October 1997

A group of 3 people enter a theatre after the lights had dimmed. They are shown to the correct group of 3 seats by the usher. Each person holds a number stub. What is the probability that each is in the correct seat according to the numbers on seat and stub?

The probability that each is in the correct seat according to the numbers on seat and stub is 1/6.

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