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in how many ways can a committee of 5 be chosen from 6boys and 4girls

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Combinations:     n!/r!(n-r)!   In this case the combination of boys must be multiplied by the combination of the girls.

 

Boys:  6!/((6-3)!*3!) =  6*5*4*3!/3!*3!  =  6*5*4/3*2*1  =  20

Girls:  4!/((4-2)!*2!) =  4*3*2!/2!*2!  =  4*3/2*1  =  6

20*6 = 120

 

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