## kmstevens10 3 years ago Simplify the expression. 12 p 5

1. mathslover

did u mean this : $\large{^{12}p_5}$

2. kmstevens10

the 12 was down p is up and 5 is up with 12 idk how to write it

3. mathslover

did u mean this ? :$\large{^5p_{12}}$ ?

4. kmstevens10

$12 p 5$ but the p is higher

5. mathslover

oh k : $\large{12*5^p}$ ? can u draw that ?

6. kmstevens10

i dont even know how to do this

7. mathslover

u dont know how to draw?

8. kmstevens10

oh haha hold on

9. kmstevens10

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10. mathslover

$\large{12^p*5}$ right ?

11. kmstevens10

These are the options A. 11,880 B. 95,040 C. 1,235,520 D. 7,920

12. mathslover

what is p there ?

13. mathslover

is there any value given ?

14. kmstevens10

i am showing you what the problem is

15. mathslover

ok 1

16. lgbasallote

$12 P 5 \implies \frac{12!}{(12-5)!}$

17. mathslover

lolz @lgbasallote ...this problem is not like that.. wait for original problem

18. lgbasallote

$\frac{12!}{(12-5)!} \implies \frac{12!}{7!}$ @mathslover it is...used the good ol calculator already

19. kmstevens10

okay i drew the problem out and wrote it, i dont know how else i can explain this all it says is simplify the expression.... and the options are A. 11,880 B. 95,040 C. 1,235,520 D. 7,920

20. mathslover

ok !!! 12*11*10*9*8 = 95040

21. mathslover

u wrote the problem wrongly i think

22. kmstevens10

im writing it out the way it is displayed

23. lgbasallote

bottomline it's permutation so use the formula i provided

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