how many 3 person committees can be formed in a club with 8 members?
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Hello, This is a problem dealing with combinations
Originally Posted by Moo Hello, This is a problem dealing with combinations i know the answer is 56...how to get this answer...
You're talking of , Moo.
Originally Posted by BeBeMala i know the answer is 56...how to get this answer...
Originally Posted by flyingsquirrel You're talking of , Moo. the formula to solve this is n!/ (k! (n-k)!),where n=8 and k=3.therefore,when we fill in the numbers we have: 8!/(3!) (8-3)!) this becomes 40320/(6 *5) =40320/(6*120)=40320/720=56
Originally Posted by flyingsquirrel You're talking of , Moo. I never know which one is above and which one is below
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