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anonymous
 5 years ago
a relay race has a team of 4 runners who run differnet parts of the race. there are 20 students on your track squad. in how many ways can the coach select students to compete on the relay team?
anonymous
 5 years ago
a relay race has a team of 4 runners who run differnet parts of the race. there are 20 students on your track squad. in how many ways can the coach select students to compete on the relay team?

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anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if youre going to type down an answer....then yeah

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This looks like a straight forward permutation.20P4 ways i.e 160000 ways

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if its permutation it would be 116280 but if its combination it would be 4845 im not sure whether its permutation or combo

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is a permutation since order does matter

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I calculated wrongly.20P4 = 116280 ways

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh is it because it says "diff. parts of the race"

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Let us take one person .This same person can run in any part of the race (i.e first,second, third or fourth).So every order is important

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0right, thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0by the way, I posted the answer to your other question on permutations i.e the one about selecting the editor in chief

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is merely 20 * 19 * 18 * 17 = 116280
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