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Combinations Word Problems

A young boy sends his brother to pick 5 game-boy cartridges from his collection of 10 arcade and 5 sports games. How many ways are there that his brother will select 2 sports and 3 arcade games respectively?

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We have 15 games (10 arcade and 5 sports )totally, we need to find the number ways to ...

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