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Topic: how many ways to pick two teams of 10 out of a group of 20 people
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Re: how many ways to pick two teams
Posted: Feb 5, 2013 3:05 AM
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On 2/5/2013 1:48 AM, William Elliot wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Feb 2013, G Patel wrote:

>> Is it 20 choose 10 or do I have to divide by 2?

> What's it?

What do you mean by picking teams? Combinations
are without regard to order, whereas two team
captains will try to make the best pick at
each opportunity to choose...



Better mathematicians than I will know
how to say this properly.

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