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There are nine socks in a drawer, each a different color. In how many ways can you randomly draw 8 of them?
 2 years ago
There are nine socks in a drawer, each a different color. In how many ways can you randomly draw 8 of them?

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jirafa
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Note that the question is equivalent to "In how many ways can you leave one sock in the drawer" :)

jirafa
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If you take eight of the socks out of the drawer, there will be only one left. So we can calculate either the combinations for the 8 socks we took or the combinations for the single sock we left.

Kailynn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Would it be A. 8/9 B. 1 C. 8 D. 9

jirafa
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The sock left in the drawer can be of any colour. There are nine colours, so there are nine possibilities. Your answer is 9.
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