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**finitehelp****Member**- Registered: 2009-06-21
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1.A bag contains 7 apples and 5 oranges. If you select 6 pieces of fruit without looking, how many ways can you get 6 apples?

2.How many different three-digit numbers can be written using digits from the set {5, 6, 7, 8, 9} without any repeating digits?

3.A child rolls a 6-sided die 6 times. What is the probability of the child rolling exactly two fours?

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi finitehelp;

2)

3) If you mean exactly 2 fours and four others you have a simple binomial with 2 successes

*Last edited by bobbym (2009-07-27 17:42:33)*

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

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**soroban****Member**- Registered: 2007-03-09
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1. A bag contains 7 apples and 5 oranges.

If you select 6 pieces of fruit without looking, how many ways can you get 6 apples?

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**finitehelp****Member**- Registered: 2009-06-21
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thanks guys!

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