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Evaluate 5C3

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asked by Jen
  1. Is it 5C^3? Is 3 an exponent?

  2. its like 5^C3....i posted it on wednesday and Reiny responded but never answered me back....

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    posted by Jen
  3. its the counting principle....

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  4. Do you mean combinations of five taken 3 at a time perhaps?
    If so
    C(n,r) = n!/[r!(n-r)! ]
    = 5!/[3!2!]
    =5*4/2!
    =5*2
    =10

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    posted by Damon
  5. yes, thank you Damon...i couldn't figure how to explain it

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