Posted by **Anna** on Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 5:51pm.

From a group of eight women and seven men, a committee of six is chosen randomly. Find the probability that three women and three men will be chosen.

- Probability -
**Reiny**, Sunday, November 22, 2009 at 5:56pm
number of ways to choose 3 women from 8 is C(8,3) or 56

number of ways to choose 3 men from 7 is C(7,3) = 35

number of ways to choose 6 people from 15 is C(15,6) = 5005

so Prob(of stated situation) = 56(35)/5005 = 56/143

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- math - a class consists of 14 men and 16 women. A group of 5 is randomly chosen ...
- algebra - A 4-person leadership committee is randomly chosen from a group of 24 ...
- math - A committee of 4 is chosen from a group of 10 women and 6 men. Determine ...
- math - a committee of 5 people is to be selected from a group of 6 men and 9 ...
- maths - .A committee of 6 is to be selected from a group of 6 men and 9 women. ...
- Probability - This is an example question, but I'm not sure how my instructor ...
- math - In a group of 7 men and 8 women, how many committees of 5 can be selected...
- Stats - Recall that in the week 2 assignment, a certain company hired three new ...
- gr12 math - froma group of 6 ladies and 4 men, determine in how many ways a ...
- math - from a group of women and 4 men, determine in how many ways a committee ...