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Probability question arranging teams

  1. Nov 26, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    In how many ways can 11 girls and 3 boys be divided into 2 teams of 7 if each team is to include at least 1 boy?

    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
    i really have no idea how to approach this question! :(
     
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  3. Nov 26, 2012 #2

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    How many ways can a team of one boy be chosen?
    How many ways can a team of six girls be chosen?
    Multiply these two together.
     
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