Posted by **matt** on Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 7:22pm.

A group meeting is attended by 16 delegates.

(a)If a 6-person negotiation panel is selected at random from the 16 delegates, what is the probability the negotiation panel consists of 3 delegates from Atlantis and 3 delegates from Zedonia?

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**MathMate**, Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 7:50pm
Among the 16, how many are from Atlantis and how many are from Zedonia?

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**matt**, Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 8:27pm
11 are from Atlantis and 5 are from Zedonia

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**MathMate**, Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 11:24pm
Number of ways to choose 3 from each would be:

n=11!/(8!3!) * 5!/(2!3!)

out of total number of ways

N=16!/(6!10!)

Probability: n/N = 75/364

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