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Indiana State Shipments

In a shipment of 14 computer parts to Indiana State, 3 are faulty and the remaining 11 are in working order. Three elements (parts) are randomly chosen out of the shipment. What is the probability that all three faulty elements will be the ones chosen?

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We have the following formula:

The combinations of choosing k parts out of n is

Cn,k=n!/(k!*(n-k)! ...

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The solution addresses a shipment of 14 computer parts to Indiana State, 3 are faulty and the remaining 11 are in working order.

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