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    Mr james just won 6 tickets for each of 2 consecutive Giants home football games. For the first game, Mrs James will not be able to attend so he has 5 extra tickets. He will invite 5 of his 9 closest friends from work to go with him. Mr. and Mrs. James will both attend the second game. They have 4 extra tickets and are considering asking 4 of 7 different friends from where Mrs. James works to go with them. How many different combinations of guests of possible for:

    the first game?
    the second game?
    both games together?

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    1) How many different combinations of guests of possible for the first game?

    Solution. Since He will invite 5 of his 9 closest friends from work to go with him, there are C(9,5)=9!/(5!*4!)=126
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    Combinations are calculated. How many different combinations of guests are possible are determined.

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