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# Combinations

1. Characterize combinations and combinations with repetition.

a)

**k-combinations from a set with n elements (without repetition)**

k-combinations from a set of n elements (without repetition) is an unordered collection of k distinct elements taken from a given set.

b)

**k-combinations from a set with n elements (with repetition)**

k-combinations from a set of n elements (without repetition) is an unordered collection of k not necessarily distinct elements taken from a given set.

2. On the plane there are 6 different points (no 3 of them are lying on the same line). How many segments do you get by joining all the points?

You get 15 different segments.

3.On a circle there are 9 points selected. How many triangles with edges in these points exist?

There are 84 such triangles.

4.a) Find out a formula for counting the number of diagonals in a convex n-gon!

b) How many diagonals has a 10-gon?

Convex 10-gon has 35 diagonals.

5. In how many ways you can choose 8 of 32 playing cards not considering their order?

Solution:

The playing cards can be chosen in 10 518 300 ways.

6.A teacher has prepared 20 arithmetics tasks and 30 geometry tasks. For a test he‘d like to use:

b) 1 arithmetics and 2 geometry tasks

How many ways are there to build the test?

The teacher can choose from 495 900 tests or 8700 tests respectively.

7.On a graduation party the graduants pinged their glasses. There were 253 pings. How many graduants came to the party?

There were 23 graduants on the party.

8.If the number of elements would raise by 8, number of combinations with k=2 without repetition would raise 11 times. How many elements are there?

There are 4 elements.

9. For which x positive integer stands:

The inequality is valid for 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

10.Two groups consist of 26 elements and 160 combinations without repetition for k=2 together. How many elements are in the first and how many in the second group?

x – # of elements in the first group

y – # of elements in the second group

11. In the confectioners 5 different icecreams are sold. A father would like to buy 15 caps of icecream for his family. In how many ways can he buy the icecream?

The father can buy the icecream in 3876 different ways.

12.From how many elements 15 combinations with repetition (k=2) can be made?

K = {5}

Combinations can be made from 5 elements.