# a) In how many ways can this be done? b) The coach received last minute funding to allow 3 additional players.Is how ways can he select the 3 additional players? c) One of the players is Tim. The probability that he will not be among the 8 selected?

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a group of 5 basketball players is to be selected from a basketball team of 13 players to travel and promote the team.

a group of 5 basketball players is to be selected from a basketball team of 13 players to travel and promote the team.

##### 1 Answer

See below:

#### Explanation:

**a**

We can choose 5 players from a population of 13 by using a combination (order of choosing isn't important):

**b**

We can now pick 3 additional players from the

**c**

There are

This means that the probability of his being a part of the group not going on the trip is: