Problem 21BSC

In Exercises, express all probabilities as fractions.

Corporate Officials and Committees The Teknomill Corporation must appoint a president, chief executive officer (CEO), chief operating officer (COO), and chief financial officer (CFO). It must also appoint a Planning Committee with four different members. There are 12 qualified candidates, and officers can also serve on the committee.

a. How many different ways can the officers be appointed?

b. How many different ways can the committee be appointed?

c. What is the probability of randomly selecting the committee members and getting the 4 youngest of the qualified candidates?

Solution 21BSC

= 1/495