In how many ways can 6 subjects be selected from 10 subjects for an examination?
- A. 218
- B. 216
- C. 215
- D. 210
Please observe that this problem did not require we do the selection in a specific order,
Now for the right answer to the above question:
- Option A is incorrect.
- Option B is incorrect.
- C is incorrect.
- D is the correct answer.
You may please note these/this:
- Selecting a few numbers out of many numbers requires permutation or combination depending on if the order of selection is under consideration or not.
- When the order of selection is under consideration, permutation will be done, but when the order of selection does not matter, combination will be done.
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/ culled from 2018 JAMB-UTME mathematics question 26 /