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What is the Probability

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a city council consists of eight Democrats and six Republicans. If a committee of five people is selected, find the probability of selecting two Democrats and three Republicans.

Oct 19th, 2017

Use combinations:

(8C2)(6C3) / 14C5 = (28)(20) / 2002 = 0.28 or 28%

Apr 9th, 2015

The answer has to be in the form of a simplified fraction.

Apr 9th, 2015

Ok, then it's 280/1001

Apr 9th, 2015

No it was 40/143

Apr 9th, 2015

No it was 40/143

Apr 9th, 2015

No it was 40/143

Apr 9th, 2015

yep, same thing 280/1001 = 40/143

Apr 9th, 2015

It has to be simplified or else its wrong

Apr 9th, 2015

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Apr 9th, 2015

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Apr 9th, 2015

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