Suppose that there are 7 soccer players and 6 football players on a bus. Find the probability that a group of 5 players selected at random will consist of 3 soccer players and 2 football players.

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- Jan 10th 2012, 07:38 PMkangta27Combinatorial Prob.
Suppose that there are 7 soccer players and 6 football players on a bus. Find the probability that a group of 5 players selected at random will consist of 3 soccer players and 2 football players.

- Jan 10th 2012, 07:54 PMpickslidesRe: Combinatorial Prob.
From soccer players $\displaystyle \binom{3}{7}$

From football players $\displaystyle \binom{2}{6}$

In total $\displaystyle \binom{5}{13}$ - Jan 10th 2012, 08:08 PMkangta27Re: Combinatorial Prob.
Hi,Thank you for the help! the answer is the back of the book says it is .408. Would you mind explaining it please?

- Jan 10th 2012, 08:39 PMalexmahoneRe: Combinatorial Prob.
- Jan 10th 2012, 08:42 PMalexmahoneRe: Combinatorial Prob.
- Jan 11th 2012, 01:15 AMpickslidesRe: Combinatorial Prob.