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 2 years ago
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?
 2 years ago
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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tacosRterrific
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think it is 1140 http://www.mathsisfun.com/combinatorics/combinationspermutationscalculator.html

LivForMusic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@TashaMeni7 did u use combinations or permutations? and what was ur formula? ex. 20P2

LivForMusic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@RadEn is that using combination or permutation?

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i have used filling slot method : dw:1355778021103:dw

LivForMusic
 2 years ago
Best 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?

LivForMusic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would it be 19P2 + 18P2 which would be 648?

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it 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

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1i meant be a vice president :) for alice or bob

LivForMusic
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok yeah that makes sense since it doesnt say one cant be another officer while the other is vice president if that makes sense

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1actually, i will use filling slot method for this case because easier :)

RadEn
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1but by permutation work too
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