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anonymous
 one year ago
An office has 6 employees; there are 5 female employees and 1 male employee. In how many ways can a 3 person committee be created if the committee must include the male employee?
anonymous
 one year ago
An office has 6 employees; there are 5 female employees and 1 male employee. In how many ways can a 3 person committee be created if the committee must include the male employee?

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welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you need 2 female employees to make up the committee of 3. this = 5C2  the number of combination of 2 in 5

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y isnt it permutations? 4 x 3 x 1

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0can you calculate 5C2?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes it's 10 but how come it's not permutations i thought the order matters here

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the order doesn't matter in this case

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes 5*4 /2 = 10 is correct

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0y doesn't the order matter?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well Jane , Lois and Jack are the same committee as Lois, Jane and Jack

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats a committee  3 people the order they are picked doesn't matter

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So you're saying that because the guy is gonna be in the committee anyway it doesn't matter?

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is Jack, Lois and Jane a different committee to Lois Jane and Jack?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0still think 4 x 3 x 1 is supposed to be right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait nvm i got it thanks

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0you can write all the different combinations of 2 from 5 if you like  the man is always there so if the females are a,b,c,d and e then combinations are ab ac ad ae bc bd be cd ce de which are 10
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