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A committee of 12 with at least 5 women has to formed from 9 women and 8 men. What Is the probability that

(a) Women are in majority

(b) Men are in majority In the committee so formed.

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n(S) = (9 + 8)C12 = 6186

(a) Let A : women are in majority

No of selections are:

(b) Men are in majority

No of selections are: 9w 8M 5 7

9Cr5 x 8C7, = 126 x 8 = 1008

P(B) =

n(B)

n(S)

=

1008

6188
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