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
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