# The principal of the high school selects 4 Merit Scholars to attend a Town Council meeting. If there are a total of 12 Merit Scholars at the school, in how many ways can the students be selected?

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Mar 11, 2017

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#### Explanation:

To calculate in how many ways a group can be chosen you have to calculate the number of 4 element combinations of the 12 element set:

Answer: **There are #495# ways to choose the scholars to attend the meeting.**