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## Karnataka 2nd PUC Basic Maths Question Bank Chapter 2 Permutations and Combinations Ex 2.2

Part – A

**2nd PUC Basic Maths Permutations and Combinations Ex 2.2 One Mark Questions and Answers**

Question 1.

Find the total number of ways in which 8 different coloured beads can be strung together to form a necklace.

Answer:

(n -1)! = (8 -1)! = 7!.

Question 2.

In how many ways can 9 flowers of different colours be strung together to form a garland.

Answer:

\(\frac{(n-1) !}{2}=\frac{8 !}{2}\)

Question 3.

In how many ways can 10 people be seated around a table.

Answer:

(10 -1)! = 9!

Part B

**2nd PUC Basic Maths Permutations and Combinations Ex 2.2 Two Marks Questions and Answers**

Question 1.

Find the number of ways in which 8 men be arranged round a table so that 2 particular men may not be next to each other.

Answer:

Total number of ways when there is no restriction is 7!

When 2 particular men are together can be takes as 1 unit and the remaining 6, total = 7 can sit round a table in 6! ways and 2 men can themselves can be done in 2! ways can be done in 6!.2!.

∴ The number of ways in which 2 particular men are not together = 7! – 6! . 2!

Question 2.

In how many ways can 6 gentlemen and 4 ladies be seated round a table so that no two ladies are together.

Answer:

There are 6 vacant places in between the 6 gentlemen and 4 ladies can occupy these gaps in ^{6}P_{4} ways. For each of these the six gentlemen can be permuted in (6 – 1)! = 5!

∴ The number of ways is 5!^{6}P_{4}

Question 3.

In how many ways can 10 beads of different colours be strung into a necklace if the red, green and yellow beads are always together.

Answer:

Red, yellow and green are together can be permuted in 3! ways and the remaining 7 & 1 unit of other beads altogether 8 beads can permuted in 8! Ways.

∴ The number of ways is 8! 3!.

Question 4.

In how many ways can 6 boys and 6 girls be arranged in a circle so that no two boys are together.

Answer:

Six boys can arranged in a circle in (6 – 1)! = 5!, 6 girls can permute in 6! Ways.

∴ The number of ways is 6! × 5!.

Question 5.

In how many ways can 7 gentlemen and 5 ladies be arranged in a circle if no two ladies are together.

Answer:

Ladies have to be arranged between gentlemen. The 7 gentlemen can be seated in 6! Ways. There are 7 gaps between the men which the 5 ladies can occupy in ^{7}P_{5}, ways.

∴ The number of ways is ^{7}P_{6}.6!.

Question 6.

Find the number of ways in which 10 flowers can be strung into a garland if 3 particular flowers are always together.

Answer:

Three particular flowers are always together can be done in 3! Ways 7 + 1 units of 3 = 8 can be done in 7! Ways.

∴ The total number of ways = 7!. 3!.

Question 7.

Find the number of ways in which 15 staff members can be seated around a circular table for a meeting if the vice-principal and dean have to be an either side of the principal.

Answer:

Vice principal & dean can be permuted in 2 ways. The remaining 13 can be permuted in 12! Ways.

∴ The number of ways is 12! · 2!.