There are 5 positions available in the new school. Of the applicants, 12 are men and 8 are women.
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Total number of positions = 5
Total number of applicants = 20
Total number of men = 12
5 applicants can be selected out of 20 applicants in 20C5 ways .................(C represents COMBINATIONS)
5 men can be selected out of 12 men in 12C5 ways
Therefore, probability that 5 men are selected = 12C5 / 20C5
Probability = 792 / 15504 = 99/1938 = 0.051
Thank you! But that is not an answer :/
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I do not know the answer, these are the choices 33/646, 4/5, 9/70
Alright, that very simple.
The answer that I have provided above is 99/1938
divide the numerator and denominator by 3, you will get 33/646
So, the explanation given above is correct and answer is 33/646
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