Posted by **Laura** on Friday, January 20, 2012 at 8:01am.

A student wants to buy 3 CDs, but assume that there are 6 CDs featuring the piano,

4 CDs featuring the trumpet, and

7 CDs featuring the saxophone. In how many ways can the selection be made if

CD's featuring at least 2 different instruments

are selected?

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**Reiny**, Friday, January 20, 2012 at 10:36am
We want selections of the kind

PP?

SS?

TT?

1. 2 piano, one non-piano --> C(6,2)*C(11,1) = 15(11) = 165

2. 2 trumpet, one non-trumpet --> C(4,2)*(C(13,1) = 78

3. 3 sax, one non-sax --> C(7,2)*C(10,1) = 210

number of selections = 165+78+210 = 453

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**Anonymous**, Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 9:52pm
453

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