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    Combination problems

    Given the group{Allen,Brenda, Chad, Dorothy, Eric}
    What is the number of ways of chosing a leadership team composed of 2 team members?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TLC918 View Post
    Given the group{Allen,Brenda, Chad, Dorothy, Eric}
    What is the number of ways of chosing a leadership team composed of 2 team members?
    {5 \choose 2} = \frac{5!}{(5 - 2)! 2!} = ......
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    Quote Originally Posted by TLC918 View Post
    Given the group{Allen,Brenda, Chad, Dorothy, Eric}
    What is the number of ways of chosing a leadership team composed of 2 team members?
    I agree the Mr. F’s answer is one reading of a vague problem.
    Another reading could be that a “leadership team” could consist of a CEO & CFO, or chairman and a vice-chairman.
    In that case the answer is (5)(4).
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    Question i have solve it

    5c2 = 5 x 4 x 3!/3! 2! = 10ways
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