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How many different 5 member teams can be made from a group of 12 people?

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Answer #1 | 08/02 2014 12:09
12C5 = 792
Answer #2 | 08/02 2014 12:11
Since it is a team, the order of the members is not important. Each possible team is a combination of 5 members taken from the 12 members That number is C(12, 5) = 12!/5!/7! = 479,001,600/120/5040 = 792 The description of combinations is about half way down the page.

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