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anonymous
 one year ago
MEDAL!! COMBINTATIONS AND PERMUTATIONS
There is a new game show on television, 'Know Your Partner.' The producers must pick 4 people to participate in the pilot episode, so they bring in 8 male actors and 10 female actors to interview to participate.
How many different combinations of contestants can be made from these actors?
anonymous
 one year ago
MEDAL!! COMBINTATIONS AND PERMUTATIONS There is a new game show on television, 'Know Your Partner.' The producers must pick 4 people to participate in the pilot episode, so they bring in 8 male actors and 10 female actors to interview to participate. How many different combinations of contestants can be made from these actors?

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Do they care if they pick all guys? or all girls? or do they want it set up where they pick 2 guys and 2 girls?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2If you just want 4 people, out of a pool of 10+8 = 18, then you will need to compute 18 C 4 use the combination formula

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Doesn't specify, but i'm guessing 2 and 2

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2or if you go with the 2 guys, 2 girls option, then you'll need to compute 8 C 2 and 10 C 2 then multiply those results

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The combination formula is \[\Large _n C _r = \frac{n!}{r!*(nr)!}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.01,260 is what I came up with

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I'm getting 1,260 as well if you go with the 2 guys, 2 girls option

ganeshie8
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ikileyxx I think if it doesn't specify explicitly, it is better to go with just "4 persons"

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ganeshie8 may be right

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So 3,060 if "4 persons" correct?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What if they only want males to participate in the episode? Then how many different combinations of contestants can be made from these actors?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Then you will compute 8 C 4

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2since there are 4 slots to fill from a pool of 8 guys

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thanks so much, big help

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2glad to be of help
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