# combinations

### One thousand people in. room decide to shake hands with every other person in the room. Instead of o

One thousand people in. room decide to shake hands with every other person in the room. Instead of one handshake per couple, each person must...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 13, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### If 100 people are required to introduce themselves to each other and shake hands with each person on

If 100 people are required to introduce themselves to each other and shake hands with each person one time, how many handshakes will take place?...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 12, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Five players are going to be picked to start a basketball game. If there are 13 players on the team,

Five players are going to be picked to start a basketball game. If there are 13 players on the team, how many different combinations of 5 starting...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 12, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Eight people have volunteered for a secret mission that requires only 3 people. How many different c

Eight people have volunteered for a secret mission that requires only 3 people. How many different combinations are possible? We want 8...
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### A music camp with 50 students decided to break the students into barbershop quartets to see which co

A music camp with 50 students decided to break the students into barbershop quartets to see which combination of four students sounded the best....
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### Mrs. Lopez gave a homework assignment over summer vacation to read three books from the following li

Mrs. Lopez gave a homework assignment over summer vacation to read three books from the following list: a) Call of the Wild b) Wuthering Heights...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Feb 11, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Dale has a box that contains 20 American quarters and 20 Canadian quarters. If he takes them from th

Dale has a box that contains 20 American quarters and 20 Canadian quarters. If he takes them from the box one at a time, how many must he remove...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 23, 2023, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### THE PLAYER CHOSE 20 OUT OF 70 NUMBERS IN A GAME OF CHANCE. ...WHEN THE SHOW BEGIN,THE BANKER WILL

THE PLAYER CHOSE 20 OUT OF 70 NUMBERS IN A GAME OF CHANCE. ...WHEN THE SHOW BEGIN,THE BANKER WILL THEN RAFFLE OR DO A DRAW WHERE IN THE BANKER...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 6, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### There are 24 competitors in a cycling race. How many different selections are possible for first and

There are 24 competitors in a cycling race. How many different selections are possible for first and second place? We want unique combinations,...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 26, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### 11 combination of 3 times 6 combination of 3

11 combination of 3 times 6 combination of 3 11 combination of 3 = 165 6 combination of 3 = 20 11 combination of 3 times 6 combination of 3 =...
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### How many ways can a basketball coach choose to the first five player from a group of 15 players

How many ways can a basketball coach choose to the first five player from a group of 15 players We use combinations. We want 15 choose 5. We...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Jan 16, 2021, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### a license plate has 3 letters followed by 4 numbers

a license plate has 3 letters followed by 4 numbers There are 26 letters A-Z and 10 numbers 0-9. So we have: 26 * 26 * 26 * 10 * 10 * 10 * 10...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Oct 12, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Suppose you are asked to choose three movies. If there are 20 different movies, in how many ways can

Suppose you are asked to choose three movies. If there are 20 different movies, in how many ways can the three movies be chosen? We want unique...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Sep 20, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### How many 4 person committees can be formed from a group of 11 people

How many 4 person committees can be formed from a group of 11 people We want 11 choose 4, or 11C4. We type 11C4 into our search engine and we...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 6, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### A bag contains 8 marbles of different colors. How many ways unique ways or orders can you select 3 m

A bag contains 8 marbles of different colors. How many ways unique ways or orders can you select 3 marbles? We want the combinations formula, 8...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Aug 3, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Meryl can only take 4 out of 7 classes offered during the summer. How many different ways can she ch

Meryl can only take 4 out of 7 classes offered during the summer. How many different ways can she choose the classes she will take We want 7...
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### A committee of 6 students are being selected from a class of 10 girls and 8 boys. How many committee

A committee of 6 students are being selected from a class of 10 girls and 8 boys. How many committees are possible if three must be girls and 3...
Thread by: math_celebrity, May 10, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests

### Twelve students tried out for the football team. Coach Moorhead only has 5 openings. In how many way

Twelve students tried out for the football team. Coach Moorhead only has 5 openings. In how many ways, can he pick 5 of the 12 students to be on...
Thread by: math_celebrity, Apr 27, 2020, 0 replies, in forum: Calculator Requests