STAT 418
MID-TERM EXAMINATION 1
FALL, 2018
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2. Please verify that your exam paper contains all six questions.
3. You may use a calculator and one sheet of notes. You may
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calculator with another student.
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6.
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Simply explain any error you may find in a question and proceed to the next question.
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Question
Points
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6
Total
1

Problem 1. [This problem is based on Self-Test Exercise 3, p. 20, in the textbook.]A president, treasurer, and secretary, all different, are to be chosen from a club consistingof 14 people (whose names are Ann, Bob, Cate, Don, Eda, Fran, Gail, Hal, Iona, Jane, Kate,Leo, Mary, and Nan). How many different choices of officers are possible if:(a) There are no restrictions?(b) Ann and Bob will not serve together?(c) Cate and Don will serve together or not at all?(d) Eda must be an officer?
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