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  • 5 years ago

how many ways can the 11 runners finsh first, second, and third

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  1. anonymous
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    So you have 3 positions to fulfill. Therefore you have 11 choices for the first spot, 10 for the second, 9 for the third. So 11*10*9.

  2. anonymous
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    this is a combination problem, do you know combination and factorials?

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    no?

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    ok, well your going to know hat combination, factorials, and permutations are to figure out this problem

  5. anonymous
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    here's a good website to learn the material : http://www.omegamath.com/Data/d2.2.html it really helps!

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    thanks

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    No problem :))

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