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mrs welch and her six Children are all shopping. each of the children will be allowed to select onebox of cereal for their own from 12 different boxes available ( they are no two the same) how many ways can the selection be made

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  1. anonymous
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    Like from welch's grape juice?

  2. anonymous
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    Okay the first child selects one of 12

  3. anonymous
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    that leaves 11

  4. M
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    12x11x10x9x8x7x6

  5. anonymous
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    so the second child selects one of 11

  6. anonymous
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    that leaves ten... until you get 12*11*10*9*8*7 or 12P6

  7. anonymous
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    3991680?

  8. anonymous
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    probably

  9. anonymous
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    check!

  10. anonymous
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    so demanding!

  11. anonymous
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    no, 665280

  12. anonymous
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    12*11*10*9*8*7, only 6 children pick, right?

  13. anonymous
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    yeah

  14. M
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    that is correct

  15. anonymous
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    Mrs Welch doesn't pick?

  16. anonymous
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    only the children do

  17. anonymous
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    then it is only 665280

  18. M
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    this problem assumes there's no replacement of juices. if there are then it's simply 12^6

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