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Mackenzie2013

  • one year ago

Candace has 4 trophies to place on a shelf. How many possible arrangements of all 4 trophies are there?

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  1. Mackenzie2013
    • one year ago
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    4c4? huh? Is that multipy?

  2. rvc
    • one year ago
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    wait wait the first trophy has 4 chocies the second trophy has 3 chocies

  3. rvc
    • one year ago
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    so it would be 4 X 3 X 2 X 1

  4. rvc
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    since after a trophy is placed one place would be filled

  5. rvc
    • one year ago
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    @UsukiDoll :)

  6. Mackenzie2013
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    This is confusing me haha

  7. rvc
    • one year ago
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    suppose we have four trophies namely A B C and D and four places namely 1 2 3 4 now let trophy B occupy place no 3

  8. UsukiDoll
    • one year ago
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    statistics and probability ... <--- this user is not an expert at this topic

  9. rvc
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    so now we are left with : Trophy : A C D Place : 1 2 4 now trophy A can occupy any one the three places from 1 2 4

  10. rvc
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    so first trophy B had 4 choices AND trophy A has 3 choices

  11. rvc
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    are you getting the explanation?

  12. Mackenzie2013
    • one year ago
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    Its still confusing the H-E double hockey sticks out of me.

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