Macm 101 Assignment 1
Due: Week 3 – AT THE BEGINNING OF YOUR CLASS
READ THIS CAREFULLY: do not copy the work of other students. You may
discuss the questions in this homework with other students in this class, but you
must provide your own solutions. Failure to do so will result in a grade of 0 on
your assignment. Only a selected number of questions in this homework
will be marked.
Family Name: Given (Preferred) Name:
- One day late (from beginning to your class – 24 hours): 10% off
- Two days late: 20% off
- Three days late: 30% off
- Not accepted after this :(
Knowingly or unknowingly present as one’s work the ideas or writings of another
without appropriate acknowledgement or referencing. This includes, but is not
- Paraphrasing text without acknowledgement of the source
- Copying the text of another student’s assignment or other students’
- Copying of visual representations
All forms of cheating and plagiarism could result in a grade of 0 for the whole
assignment, a grade of “F” for the course, or cancellation of enrollment.
I have certified that the attached assignment is my own work according to
the plagiarism statement above:
Signed: Remember to show your work! Answers by themselves are not worth much :)
1. The board at the SFU computing department has 11 faculty members. A
new super-committee is to be chosen from the 11 members.
a. How many different super-committees consisting of a president, vice
president, finance manager, general manager, and adviser can be
b. Assuming three members of the board are senior professors, how many
different super-committees have a senior professor as a president?
c. Assuming three members of the board are senior professors, how many
different super-committees have at least one senior professor on it? 2. How many different four digit numbers can be formed from the digits
3. How many ways can a mother distribute 12 dif