# Math Help - Number of different committees.

1. ## Number of different committees.

Q30: A school committee of 2 teachers and 4 students. The number of
different committees that can be formed from 5 teachers and 10
students is:
10
15
2100
D. 8
how?

2. There are $\binom{5}{2}$ ways of choosing the teachers and $\binom{10}{4}$ ways of choosing the students. The number of different committees that can be formed is $\binom{5}{2}\binom{10}{4}=\ldots$

Fernando Revilla

3. By the way, what is MCQ? (Incidentally they're the first three letters of my last name :P)

4. Originally Posted by Prove It
By the way, what is MCQ? (Incidentally they're the first three letters of my last name :P)
I saw it as 'multiple choice question', lucky you're not a teacher!

5. Originally Posted by pickslides
I saw it as 'multiple choice question', lucky you're not a teacher!
I AM a teacher :P