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Alice, Bob, Chris, Don, Ed, Frank, Gary, Hank, Irene, Jack, Ken, Lane, Mary, Nancy, Olivia, Pete, Quinn, Ron, Steve, and Tony are candidates in an election to be corporate officers (President, Vice President, and Treasurer.)
How many outcomes can the election have with either Alice or Bob as Vice President?
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Alice, Bob, Chris, Don, Ed, Frank, Gary, Hank, Irene, Jack, Ken, Lane, Mary, Nancy, Olivia, Pete, Quinn, Ron, Steve, and Tony are candidates in an election to be corporate officers (President, Vice President, and Treasurer.) How many outcomes can the election have with either Alice or Bob as Vice President?
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tacosRterrificBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I think it is 1140 http://www.mathsisfun.com/combinatorics/combinationspermutationscalculator.html
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LivForMusicBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@TashaMeni7 did u use combinations or permutations? and what was ur formula? ex. 20P2
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LivForMusicBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@RadEn is that using combination or permutation?
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RadEnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i have used filling slot method : dw:1355778021103:dw
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LivForMusicBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@RadEn sorry my laptop overheated, and no not really. is there any way to do this using permutations?
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LivForMusicBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
would it be 19P2 + 18P2 which would be 648?
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RadEnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it similar by permutation, but i think we have to divide it to 2 case, case I : Alice be a president, so the rest is 19P2 case II : Bob be a president, so the rest is 19P2 so, total ways = 2 * 19P2
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RadEnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i meant be a vice president :) for alice or bob
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LivForMusicBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok yeah that makes sense since it doesnt say one cant be another officer while the other is vice president if that makes sense
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RadEnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
actually, i will use filling slot method for this case because easier :)
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RadEnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
but by permutation work too
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