In how many ways can a committee of five people be selected from seven women and nine men if at least one woman must be in the committee?
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Number of ways to choose 5 from 9 men
=(9,5)
Number of ways to choose 5 from all 16
=(16,5)
Number of ways to select 5 from 9 men and 7 women with at least one woman
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