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    How many ways can a chair, a recording secretary and three other committee members be selected from a group of 8 people?
    Ok again this one I worked on, but came up with 1120, but I don't thinkthis is right. Thanks for checking.
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    Hello, kwtolley!

    Your answer is correct!


    How many ways can a chair, a recording secretary
    and three other committee members
    be selected from a group of 8 people?

    I came up with 1120.

    There are 8 ways to select the chairperson.
    There are 7 ways to select the recording secretary.
    The other 3 members are chosen from the remaining 6 people: \binom{6}{3} = 20 ways.

    Therefore: . 8 \times 7 \times 20 \:=\: 1120 ways.

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    Thanks

    you for checking my answer
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