These two problems are the same except for one thing: in part a), each candidate has a specific job, so the order they are picked is important. In contrast, problem b) doesn't care about order.2. A company has 12 members on the board of directors.
a. If they must select a president, vice president, second vice president and secretary, how many different slates of candidates are possible
b. If they must form an ethics subcommittee of four members, how many different subcommittees are possible.
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Which one is the combination problem, which one is the permutation problem? You should have basic formulae for both of them.
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