how many committees of 5 members can be chosen from a group of 8 people?? thank you
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Originally Posted by pandakrap how many committees of 5 members can be chosen from a group of 8 people?? thank you 8C5.
Originally Posted by pandakrap how many committees of 5 members can be chosen from a group of 8 people?? thank you $\displaystyle C(8,5) = \frac{8!}{5! * (8-5)!}$ = $\displaystyle \frac{8!}{5! * (3)!}$ = $\displaystyle \frac{8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1}{5*4*3*2*1 * 3*2*1}$ = $\displaystyle 56$
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