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?

- math -
**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

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

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- Math - Assume that a committee consists of 12 people including the chairperson ...
- math - Assume that a committee consists of 12 people including the chairperson ...
- finite - Assume that a committee consists of 12 people including the chairperson...
- math - In how many ways can a chairperson and a vice chairperson be selected ...
- math - there are 100 people in the u s senate 18 are on the foreign relations ...
- Algebra - In how many wYs can a chairperson and a vice chairperson be selected ...
- maths - How can I select a committee of 5 people out of 10 men and 8 women. ...
- math - Use the formula nCr to solve Of the 100 people in the U.S. senate, 18 ...
- Government - Which is a joint committee? A. a select committee B. a conference ...
- m ath - Use the formula nCr to solve Of the 100 people in the U.S. senate, 18 ...

More Related Questions