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mathdummy4

  • 2 years ago

i just need help with the formula here...find the number of ways in which each committee can be selected. 3 people from a group of 5

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  1. vinrar
    • 2 years ago
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    5C3

  2. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    the formula would be combinations \[nCr = \frac{n!}{r!(n-r)!}\] does that help?

  3. mathdummy4
    • 2 years ago
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    so well thats what i did...5!/(2!-3!)...and the answer was wrong

  4. lgbasallote
    • 2 years ago
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    that's because it's \[\frac{5!}{3!2!}\]not minus

  5. amistre64
    • 2 years ago
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    5P3 ---- 3!

  6. amistre64
    • 2 years ago
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    5.4.3 5.4 ----- = --- = 20/2 3.2.1 2

  7. mathdummy4
    • 2 years ago
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    oo okay oops!...thanks:)

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