There are 5 white socks and 3 black socks in a draw. Steven takes out 2 at random. Work out the probability that Steven takes out 2 socks of the same colour.

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P(WW) = 5/8 x 4/7 = 20/56

P(BB) = 3/8 x 2/7 = 6/56

P(same colour) = 20/56 + 6/56 = 26/56 = 13/28 (simplified)

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