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    probability question

    A community meeting was attended by 37 parents along with 26 highschool students. I committee is to be formed to find ways to encourage students to take calculus before graduating highschool. This commitee will consist of 8 people,4 students and 4 parents. If you are one of the students at the meeting,what is the probability that you will be chosen for the commitee
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    \frac{_{25}\mathcal{C}_3}{_{26}\mathcal{C}_4}
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    so the 26C4 is obviously 26 students,4 possible picks,but could you enlighten me on how you get

    25C3,is that the possibility of you getting picked after one pick has been chosen,or is that AFTER youve been picked,and you must divide it by the original amount
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