# SOLUTION: how many ways can a chair, a recording secretary and three other committee members be selected from a group of 8 people? A. 56 B. 1120 C. 6720 D. 3136 How do I figure

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Money Word Problems Question 85534: how many ways can a chair, a recording secretary and three other committee members be selected from a group of 8 people? A. 56 B. 1120 C. 6720 D. 3136 How do I figure this problem?? These things are driving me nuts. Answer by stanbon(57387)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!how many ways can a chair, a recording secretary and three other committee members be selected from a group of 8 people? ----------------- Take it a step at a time just as you would if you were actually doing it. 8 ways to pick a chairperson. 7 ways to pick a recording secretary That leaves you with 6 people and you want to pick three. 6C3 ways to pick a group of three from a set of 6 -------------- Total number of ways to pick = 8*7*(6C3) = 8*7*(6*5*4/1*2*3) = 56*20 = 1120 ========== Cheers, Stan H.