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Ten athletes are running a 100 meter race. In how many different ways can the first three places be filled?

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do you know how to use "n choose r"
no you need to use permutations
Yes, permutations

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so use them :D
that would be nPr. this would be 10P3
I'm not sure how to in this question.
10 * 9 * 8 y0
total number 10, first three places is 3 and then go to your calculator
Ah Ok... Thank you!
First place can be held by any one of the 10. Nine people remain. Now second place can be held by any of the 9. 8 people remain. Now third place can be held by any of the 8. Therefore: 10 * 9 * 8

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