Combinations committee

• November 14th 2011, 03:42 PM
tinabaker
Combinations committee
There are 5 men and 7 women. In how many ways can you select a committeeof 4 persons that has at least 2 women?

C (13,4) - C(5,2)

is this correct?
Thank you.
• November 14th 2011, 03:52 PM
Plato
Re: Combinations committee
Quote:

Originally Posted by tinabaker
There are 5 men and 7 women. In how many ways can you select a committeeof 4 persons that has at least 2 women?

C (13,4) - C(5,2)

is this correct?
Thank you.

Once again, please do not use special fonts.
Note that $5+7=12$ NOT $13.$