17-36 ■ Fundamental Counting Principle These exercises involve the Fundamental Counting Principle
Class Executive In how many ways a president, vice president, and secretary be chosen from a class of students?
The number of ways by which a president, vice president, and secretary can be chosen from a class of students.
There are 30 students in the class.
By Fundamental Principle of Counting, If two events occur in order and if the first event can occur in ways and the second can occur can occur in ways (after the first occurred), then the two events can occur in order in ways.
From a class of 30 students, three have to be selected for the positions. One student cannot have positions, the order in which the students are chosen is important
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