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Sooo are the number of ways all 4 women can be chosen, is it 4/12 ^4 ?I would just compute the number of ways all 4 women can be chosen and divide by the number of ways to choose 4 from 12.

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Since there are only 4 women in the board of directors, there is only one way to choose 4 women, namely to choose all of them, since order doesn't matter here. Now, for computing the number of ways to choose 4 from 12, we may use:Sooo are the number of ways all 4 women can be chosen, is it 4/12 ^4 ?

\(\displaystyle {12 \choose 4}=\frac{12!}{4!(12-4)!}\)

Can you proceed?