Combination Word Problems

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Combinations Word Problems

  • A jar of marbles contains 6 yellow and 8 red marbles (#3201)
    A jar of marbles contains 6 yellow and 8 red marbles. Three marbles are selected at random.
    a) How many different groups of three marbles are possible?
    b) How many groups of three marbles will contain only red ...
    combinations, probability
  • A mall has 12 clothing stores (#1160)
    A mall has 12 clothing stores, 9 shoe stores and 5 electrical stores. In how many ways can a person shopping at this mall go to 5 clothing ...
    probability, statistics, combinations
  • A panel of judges is to consist of four women and three men (#2957)
    A panel of judges is to consist of four women and three men. A list of potential judges includes seven women and six ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#4743)
    a group of eight women and six men must select a four-person committee. How many committees are possible if it must consist of the following?
    a) any mixture of men and women
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#4732)
    there are 5 different floor plans, four exterior colors, and an option of a two-car or three car ...
    probability, combinations
  • Combinations (#4796)
    A cafe lunch menu offers a choice of a sandwich or salad, and four types of soup. Find the number of different combinations of a sandwich of salad, and a ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#4808)
    andrella is taking fencing and singing lessons at winter camp.fencing lessons are$14 per lessons. skiing lessons are $19 per lessons.Andrella has spent $207 on lessons so far.how many of each type of lessons has she had
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#4938)
    from a group of 2 boys and 8 girls, a boy and a girl will be selected to attend a conference. in how many posible ways can the selection be made
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#4960)
    Five varieties of flowers.  They are being arranged in vases of three flowers.  how many combinations can be made from the five varities of flowers
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#5198)
    There are 2 Alphas for every 3 betas,  4 betas for every 5 deltas, and 1 delta for every 6 ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#5707)
    A girl wants to know how many combinations of four vegetable seeds that she can plant if she has tomatoes, cucumbers, beans, peas, carrot, & lettuce,
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#6276)
    How many combinations are there of 7 things taken 6 at a time?
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#6838)
    If an apple costs $0.33 and an orange costs $0.52.  How many of each can they buy for exactly $5.00
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7005)
    Julia is wrapping presents to give to her friends. She has 6 different kinds of boxes, 9 different types of wrapping paper, and 11 different colors of ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7219)
    how many 3 topping pizzas could be made if you have 10 toppings to choose from
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7260)
    there are 5 different choices of carpet, 2 choices for pools, 2 choices for porches, and 3 choices for ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7455)
    An insurance company has six branches in six ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7512)
    ty owns 3 pair sof pants, 4 shirts, and 2 ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7889)
    in how many ways can nine mopeds be parked in a row?
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7893)
    You want to purchase 3 CDs from an online collection that contains 3 types of music shown at right.  You want each Cd to contain a different type of music such that 2 CDs are different types of contemporary music and one CD is a different type of classical ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#7910)
    I want to buy some long-sleeved and short-sleeved shirts. I have only $60 to spend. A short-sleeved shirt costs $10. A long sleeved shirt costs $15...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#8297)
    Three apples cost as much as 4 pears. 3 pears cost as much as 2 ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#8668)
    a man has six sports jackets, eight shirts, and four pairs of slacks. how many choices of outfits, consisting of one sports jacket, one ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#9772)
    Daphne stares wide-eyed at the display of stickers before her in the stationery store. She has $1.50 in babysitting money to spend on stickers. The unicorn sticker costs 80 cents, the rainbow sticker costs 70 cents, the teddy bear sticker is 40 cents, the whale sticker is 25 cents, and the ice-cream soda sticker is 15 cents. How many different combinations of stickers could Daphne buy with her $1...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#9998)
    red paper and green paper, also have red ribbon and gold name tag. How many combinations
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10070)
    a fair coin is flipped 10 ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10268)
    the US senate consists of 100 senators, two from eaach state. a committee consisting of five senators is to be ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10284)
    At a cookout community members can have a meal using any combination of 9 sides and 4 different main dishes. Rythia wants a meal with 3 different sides and grilled ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10517)
    Five different varieties of flowers are growing in the garden.: carnations, roses, mums, marigolds, and lilies. Peter and Juanita are responsible for picking flowers and arranging them in vases to sell. They use three different types of flowers in each ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10547)
    4 cards are drawn in succession and without replacement from a standard deck of 52 ...
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10585)
    The Dynamite uniform had a jersey, shorts, and a headband.  Each piece came in three colors-red, blue, and gold.  Katie wanted to wear two read pieces.  Kerry would have been happy if they each wore a blue jersey and blue shorts.  Kathy just wanted to be able to wear at least one gold piece.  
    How many possible combinations did Katie have to pick from? Which girl was most likely to get her choice?  Why
    combinations, probability
  • Combinations (#10968)
    I went to the petting zoo and saw 32 animals.  If I saw hares, ...
    combinations, probability
  • How many 3 topping pizzas (#383)
    How many 3 topping pizzas could be made if you have 10 toppings to choose from?
    combinations, probability, statistics
  • How many combinations are there (#2350)
    How many combinations are there in w,...
    combinations, probability
  • If there are 6 restaurants to choose from (#1891)
    If there are 6 restaurants to choose from and you want to try 4 of them how many groups of restaurants can we go to?
    combinations, probability
  • In how many ways can a committee of 5 people be selected (#2135)
    In how many ways can a committee of 5 people be selected from 10 men and 6 ...
    combinations, probability
  • John wants to paint four rooms (#835)
    John wants to paint four rooms in his house, each a different color and he may choose from seven different colors of ...
    combinations, statistics, probability
  • Leila and Markus have 3 red marbles (#2097)
    Leila and Markus have 3 red marbles and 2 green and 1 ...
    combinations, probability
  • Micheal needs new clothes for school (#3108)
    Micheal needs new clothes for school by next week. He went to the mall to shop likes 7 skirts 3 pairs of sneakers and 10 pair of ...
    combinations, probability
  • Seven people are interviewed for a possible promotion (#2272)
    Seven people are interviewed for a possible ...
    combinations, probability
  • Six churches form a softball league (#2283)
    Six churches form a softball league. If each team must play every other team twice during the ...
    combinations, probability
  • Steve and Joe were discussing (#2690)
    Steve and Joe were discussing how many different five-card combinations of standard playing cards have exactly two ...
    combinations, probability
  • There are 10 soccer players and 8 volleyball players (#2464)
    There are 10 soccer players and 8 volleyball players in a room. How many different groups of 2 players can be chosen so that there are no soccer players in the ...
    combinations, probability
  • There are 12 candidates in a city election (#2133)
    There are 12 candidates in a city election. The winner will be the mayor, and the runner-up will be the vice-...
    combinations, factorial, probability
  • There are 6 books but you can only choose (#3003)
    There are 6 books but you can only choose 4 of ...
    combinations, probability
  • There are four choices of apple and orange (#16)
    There are four choices of apple and ...
    combinations, probability, statistics
  • Three apples cost as much as four pears (#36)
    Three apples cost as much as four pears. 3 pears cost as much as 2 ...
    combinations, probability, statistics

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Many students find combinations word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on combinations to help you better understand combinations.