You may want to read Permutations and Combinations before doing this worksheet.
|a. 8 C 5 ||b. 9 C 3 ||c. 9 C 6 ||d. 7 C 7 ||e. 5 C 3
(1999 999 )
- In a class of thirty students, three are to be selected for
the students' council. How many different ways are there of
selecting these students?
- In the game of poker, each player is dealt a hand of five cards.
How many different poker hands are there?
- In Lotto 6/49, six numbers are drawn out of a pool of 49. How
many different combinations of the six winning numbers are there?
- How many five-person committees can be selected from six men and
eight women if there must be at least one woman included? (Very
helpful hint: If there were no restrictions, how many committees
would contain no women?)