# Algebra 1

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Andrea, Betty, Joyce, Karen, and Paula are starters on their school basketball team. How many different groups of three can be chosen for a newspaper photo?

• Algebra 1 -

You are looking for C(5,3)
which is 10

• Algebra 1 -

5! / 3!(5-3)! = 120 / 6(2) = 120/12 = 10
There are 10 different groups of three possible for the given combinations problem.

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