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A law firm has ten male and ten female lawyers.

A committee of five- two male lawyers and three female lawyers, is to be chosen to represent the firm at a conference. How many committees are possible?

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  1. There are 10C3 ways to pick the females, and 10C2 ways to pick the males.

    So, that makes 10C3 * 10C2 ways to form the committee.

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