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Chapter 4.1, Problem 2E

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How many ways can three items be selected from a group of six items? Use the letters A, b, C, D, E, and F to identify the items, and list each of the different combinations of three items.

To determine

Find the number of ways three items can be selected from a group of six items. Also, write different combinations of three items *B*, *D,* and *F* using the letters *A*, *B*, *C*, *D*, *E*, and *F.*

**Calculation:**

The given information is that the sample size is 3 and population size is 6.

Here, order does not matters. Hence, combination is applied.

*Counting rule for combination:*

The number of combinations of *N* objects taken *n* at a time is

Substitute 3 for *n* and 6 for *N*,

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