# SOLUTION: how many conversation will there be at a party of 50 people. (each person only talk to each other once.)

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 Question 26332: how many conversation will there be at a party of 50 people. (each person only talk to each other once.)Found 2 solutions by venugopalramana, cleomenius:Answer by venugopalramana(3286)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!THE ANSWER IS 50C2..HOPE YOU KNOW COMBINATIONS. =50*49/2=1225 Answer by cleomenius(959)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!The result should work out as 49 + 48 + 47 + ,,, +3 + 2 + 1 There should be a total of 24 pairs of 50, with each pair being 50. Plus, there should be a single value of 25 left over ( the middle value). Therefore the result should be (24)(50) + 25 = 1225