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  • 5 years ago

the san benito girls bacsketball has 7 players dressed for a game. a) in how many ways can they be arranged to sit on a bench? b)

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  1. anonymous
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    a) 7!. you have 7 choices for the first * 6 for the second *5*4*3*2*1=7! b) is there another question?

  2. anonymous
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    b) if there is a tie after regulation time, 4 players each take 5 free throws and the team with the highest total wins. how many possibilities does the coach have for selelcting who will break a tie?

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    you need to choose 4 out of 7. That is 7!/(3!4!)=35

  4. anonymous
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    do you know how to find the number of ways to choose r objects from n?

  5. anonymous
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    @rsvital: Are you sure about your answer to the first part?!

  6. anonymous
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    pretty much. why do you think it is wrong?

  7. anonymous
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    there are 7! ways to permute 7 objects

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    yes sorry, i skipped a question.. *b) five players are assigned to specific positions for the gamee.how many diff. teams can the coach put out on the floor?

  9. anonymous
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    7*6*5*4*3 ways. order matters so you have 7 choices then 6 then 5...

  10. anonymous
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    that is since they have specific positions. If you just wanted to know how many sets of 5 it is 7 choose 5

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    make sense?

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    yes, thankyou!!

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    youre welcome :)

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