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anonymous
 4 years ago
A captain and a cocaptain are randomly selected from the 12 members of a fencing team. Determine the probability that Lauren is chosen as the captain, and Isabel is chosen as the cocaptain
anonymous
 4 years ago
A captain and a cocaptain are randomly selected from the 12 members of a fencing team. Determine the probability that Lauren is chosen as the captain, and Isabel is chosen as the cocaptain

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perl
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there is one way to choose Lauren as captain and Isabel as cocaptain. there are 12 choose 2 ways (permutations) to choose a captain and cocaptain , (since order counts) so the answer is 1 / 12 P2

perl
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0for the denominator, there are 12 ways to choose captain, and for each of these choices there are 11 remaining for cocaptain , so 12 x 11 total ways to choose captain and cocaptain

perl
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that one of the coices?

perl
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that one of the choices??
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