Lesson: Introduction to Combinations

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You are correct.
Two teams are required to play a game, and the order in which we select the 2 teams does not matter.
So the question can be rewarded as, "In how many different ways can we select 2 teams from 8 teams?
The answer: 8C2

Here's another (non-combinations) way to answer that same question: https://gmatclub.com/forum/there-are-8-teams-in-a-certain-league-and-eac...


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