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.Two people are selected from 5 men and 6 women

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How many ways can the selection be made so that the two people are of the same sex?
asked Nov 11, 2014 in ALGEBRA 2 by anonymous

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There are 5 men and 6 women.

Two peoples are selected.

Number of ways that two peoples selected are men is image.

image

Number of ways that two peoples selected are women is image.

image

Number of ways that two peoples selected are of same kind is

image + image

= 10+15

= 25

Therefore there are 25 ways of selecting two peoples selected are of same kind from 5 men and 6 women.

answered Nov 11, 2014 by Lucy Mentor

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