i did 6 pick 1 x 6 pick 2 x 6 pick 3= 3600
does anyone know if this is correct!?
any help is greatly appreciated
In a committee, there is only one chairman, 2 secretaries, and 3 members. If there are only 6 people, how many ways are there to assign them these positions? If there are 2 candidates for chairman, 4 candidates for secretary positions, and 5 candidates for the members position, how many ways are there to get such a committee?
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Hello, rsalort!
In a committee, there is only one Chairman, 2 Secretaries, and 3 Members.
If there are only 6 people, how many ways are there to assign them these positions?
From the six people, choose one to be Chairman: . choices.
From the remaining five people, choose two to be Secretaries: . choices.
From the remaining three people. choose three to be Members: . choice.
Therefore, there are: . ways to form the committee.
If there are 2 candidates for Chairman, 4 candidates for Secretary, and 5 candidates
for the Members positions, how many ways are there to get such a committee?
From the 2 Chairman candidates, choose one Chairman: . choices.
From the 4 Secretary candidates, choose two Secretaries: . choices.
From the 5 Member candidates, choose 3 Members: . choices.
Therefore, there are: . ways to form the committee.