# Thread: word combinations problem

1. ## word combinations problem

How many ways can 4 people be chosen from a group of 9? Tell whether the situation is a permutation of combination. Then solve.

2. Originally Posted by biggestbernard1
How many ways can 4 people be chosen from a group of 9? Tell whether the situation is a permutation of combination. Then solve.
this is just "9 choose 4", or in other words, ${9 \choose 4} = _9C_4$