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2 Men and 2 Women## Brent, I don't understand

Regards.

## That's a common/tricky

That's a common/tricky question. If it's okay, I'd like to refer you to this video: https://www.gmatprepnow.com/module/gmat-counting/video/788

Also, I wrote an article about this as well: https://www.gmatprepnow.com/articles/does-order-matter-combinations-and-...

After reviewing these resources, please let me know if you need additional help.

## Dear Brent, I used different

1. I break down into 4 stages of committee

2. Use FCP : 4 X 3 (for women) X 6 X 5 (for men) and then divided by 2 X 2 (because order of each woman-woman and man-man combination are not matter).

3. The result is 90.

Is it okay to use this approach?

## That's a perfectly valid

That's a perfectly valid approach - nice work!

## Hi Brent- In last problem

## We solved the "Bicycle with

We solved the "Bicycle with Optional Features" (https://www.gmatprepnow.com/module/gmat-counting/video/794) in two different ways. The first (and best) way used the Fundamental Counting Principle and multiplied the stages. In the second solution, we basically just proved a general principle.

## How did you get the answers

## Here's the video on

Here's the video on calculating combinations (like 6C2 and 4C2) in your head: https://www.gmatprepnow.com/module/gmat-counting/video/789

Cheers,

Brent

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