# From a Committee of 8 Persons, in How Many Ways Can We Choose a Chairman and a Vice Chairman Assuming One Person Cannot Hold More than One Position? - Mathematics

From a committee of 8 persons, in how many ways can we choose a chairman and a vice chairman assuming one person cannot hold more than one position?

#### Solution

From a committee of 8 persons, a chairman and a vice chairman are to be chosen in such a way that one person cannot hold more than one position.

Here, the number of ways of choosing a chairman and a vice chairman is the permutation of 8 different objects taken 2 at a time.

Thus, required number of ways  =

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NCERT Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 7 Permutations and Combinations
Q 5 | Page 148