Posted by **Victoria ** on Monday, February 13, 2012 at 8:52pm.

Assume that a committee consists of 12 people including the chairperson and that the chairperson must select a committee of 3 people from the other 11 members of the committee.

In how many ways can this be done?

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**Reiny**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 9:45pm
There are 12 ways to pick a chairman, and then we have to choose 3 of the remaining 11

number of ways = 12*C(11,3)

= 12(165) = 1980

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**Anonymous**, Monday, February 13, 2012 at 10:30pm
i tried that already and its not the right answer :(..

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