Management selection . A corporation plans to fill 2 different positions for vice-president ,x and y, for administration officers in 2 of its manufacturing plants. Plants A has 8 officers and plant B has 9.
a. How many ways can these 2 positions be filled if the x position is to filled from plant A and the y position for plant B?
b. How many ways can the 2 positions be filled if the selection is made without regard to plant?