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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Easiest problem ever, but I forgot how to do them, dw:1361117139126:dw Can someone show me step by step how to solve this or create a problem giving me an example? Thanks.!
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
\[1\frac{ 694 }{ 896 }\] do you mean?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then p4 do you mean its power or 4 is multiplied?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
like p4 or \[p^4\]
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I have no idea... It just says 6P4,
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Noo, its not that, I'll take a screenshot
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok... i am waiting for screenshot.
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
this is Permutation.
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I also have this problem that includes a exclamation mark, dw:1361117585779:dw Do you know what its for?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
& whats permutation? O_O I have never ever heard of that
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(!\) means a factorial.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(n!= n(n1)(n2).......3.2.1\) when n is a whole number. like for example 5! = 5*4*3*2*1 = 120
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
answer is 1 it means that you need to expand 6 as 4 times and 8 as 6 times.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
before getting to permutation, you should know what a factorial ! is .
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OH.! so I had something like 10! I would have to do 10*9*8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1= etc..?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
6P4= 6*5*4*3 and 8P6= 8*7*6*5*4*3
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes you are correct.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
do you want to know how to get that^ ?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I feel like I've done this stuff in 8th grade but had forgotten how to do some of this. These questions are for my precal class & I found it odd that I had a probability question in there
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(\huge ^nP_r = \dfrac{n!}{(nr)!}\)
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So basically I had to do the factorial (!) to the 6P & 8P?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\(\huge ^nP_r = \dfrac{n!}{(nr)!} \\\huge ^6P_4 = \dfrac{6!}{(2)!} \\ \huge 8P_6 = \dfrac{8!}{(2)!}\)
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Everything on the left side of the = is confusing to me
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
in the formula of nPr ? its just a formula, so for 6P4, i plugged in n=6 and r=4 in the standard formula.
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How would you know which ones to plug in? Because in one you have 6P4 & in the next 8P6, I don't get how you go to that?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
n is before P , r is after P . in 6P4 , 6 is before P (so, n=6) and 4 is after P (so r=4) does this makes sense ?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, it does now.! :) Thanks you guys both for explaining this to me.!
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thank me when you get to correct answer.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i meant to ask you, whether you could now figure out the answer of that question...
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I do the factorial, 8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1, I thought?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
& then divide my answer by 2?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i never said you are wrong. its just not the final answer.
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Then I do the same with the 6
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
6P4 = 6*5*4*3 8P2= 8*7*6*5*4*3 Question asks, 1 6P4/8P2 = 1 6*5 / 8*7*6*5 = 1 1/(8*7) ok ?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, I wasnt paying attention to the 1,
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Would I have to subtract the 1 from the 6 & start factoring 5?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
no... first division operation is performed, so 6*5*4*3 will get cancelled from numerator and denominator, and what remains is just 1 1/(8*7) which i've already shown.
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, clear till this : 6P4 = 6*5*4*3 8P2= 8*7*6*5*4*3
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
now divide them 6P4/8P2 =.... ?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 0.0178 etc... Thats not right..
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I got 360 from 6*5*4*3 & 20160 from the factorial of 8.
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
How would I keep it in fractions?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you can also cancel out like this : dw:1361120576575:dw got that ?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Ah, got it.! I wasnt thinking about canceling out
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ask if any more doubts.
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What happened to the 4 & 2?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
i just realized i mistyped 8P6 (and have written 8P2 instead) 4 and 2 where ?
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
The 4 after the P and the 2 after the other P
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
oh, we used the formula, right ? 64 = 2, so 2! in the denominator 86= 2, so 2! in the denominator
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
1/56 wasnt correct, could it be 55/56 by any chance?
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hartnnBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
?? you forgot '1...' again ? 1 1/(7*8)= 11/56=(561)/56 = 55/56
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gjhfdfgBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
*face palm* Thank you.
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