1. ## combinatorics

A class has 10 boys and 12 girls. In how many ways can a committee of four be selected if the committe can have at most two girls?

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2. Originally Posted by gogo08
A class has 10 boys and 12 girls. In how many ways can a committee of four be selected if the committe can have at most two girls?

Thanks,
Possibilities
0 Girls
1 Girl
2 Girls

In each case respectively we have,
$_{10}C_4 \cdot _{12}C_0=210$
$_{10}C_3 \cdot _{12}C_1=1440$
$_{10}C_2 \cdot _{12}C_2=2970$
In total,
4260