Algebra Probability PLEASE HELP***You have 6 friends who want to go to a concert with you, but you only have room in your car for 2 of them. To avoid accusations of favoritism, you have your friends draw straws: There are 4 long and 2 short straws, and the short straws win. How many possible pairs of friends could be chosen in this way?

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Answer: 2 friends/1 pairStep-by-step explanation:Mainly because if you do the math, a pair of friends is 2. Knowing that there is 2 short straws (Which if those are the ones that are chosen you get to go), and 4 long straws. Only 2 friends are going to draw the short straws.Hope this helped :)