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A student dance committee is to be formed consisting of 2 boys and 3 girls. If the membership is to be chosen from 4 boys and 8 girls, how many different committees are possible?

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We can separate the problem into two situations:

  1. Choosing boys (C(4,2)C(4,2))
  2. Choosing girls (C(8,3)C(8,3))

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