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Asked Apr 25, 2019
 
An election ballot asks voters to select five city commissioners from a group of seventeen candidates. In how many ways can this be​ done?
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Step 1

Combination rule:

From a group of m items, n items can be chosen in,

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Step 2

There are total 17 candidates.

Five city commissioners s...

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