# Coach Ringdahl has 10 players on his varsity basketball team. How many different starting line-ups (5 players) can he choose?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 16, 2016

#### Answer:

252

#### Explanation:

This is a combinations question - we don't care about the order in which we select the 5 players in the starting line-up, only that they are chosen.

So we have:

And now let's evaluate this: