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    A company needs to hire a team

    Dear ALL,

    Please help me to judge the following answer:

    A company needs to hire a team of 5 software developers. Nine people (5 men and 4 women) apply for the jobs, all equally qualified and equally experienced. If the company decides that they want to have 3 men and 2 women in the team, in how many different ways can the team be made up?

    My answer: 5nCr3x4nCr2 = 60

    Please let me know the above answer is right or not?

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    Yep that's right.
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    Thlough it is probably illegal for them to decide before hand that they will hire more men than women!
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