# SOLUTION: An economics class is comprised of 7 female and 4 male students. If the instructor of the class randomly chooses 5 students from the class for an oral exam, what is the probabil

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Probability-and-statistics Question 367809: An economics class is comprised of 7 female and 4 male students. If the instructor of the class randomly chooses 5 students from the class for an oral exam, what is the probability that 3 female students and 2 male students will be selected? Answer by edjones(7569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!nCr=combination of n things taken r at a time. . (7C3*4C2)/11C5 =(35*6)/462 =5/11 the probability that 3 female students and 2 male students will be selected. . Ed