11th Class Mathematics Sample Paper Mathematics Olympiad - Sample Paper-1

  • question_answer There are 4 candidates for the post of a lecturer in physics and one is to be selected by votes of 5 men. The number of ways in which the votes can be given is

    A) 1024                                       

    B) 1050         

    C) 1016                                        

    D) 1025

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] \[\therefore \]Each man votes for any one of 4 candidates. \[\therefore \]the no. of ways =4 When repitetion is allowed. Total no. of way that 5 men can vote 4 condidates \[={{4}^{5}}=4\times 4\times 4\times 4\times 4=1024\] Hence, the option [a] is correct.

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