# math

a committee of 5 people is to be selected from a group of 6 men and 9 women. If the selection is made randomly, what is the probability that the committee consists of 3 men and 2 women?

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1. Prob = C(6,3)*C(9,2)/C(15,5) = 20*36/3003 = 240/1001

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2. 0.23976

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