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(This questioned might have been asked, but if their can be a clearer clarification that'll be great !) A total of 25 students have entered a spelling contest. There are 6 medals for first through sixth place that will be awarded. In how many different ways can the medals be awarded? A. 127,512,000 B. 177,100 C. 98,200 D. 101,314,000

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  1. anonymous
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    Consider each of the \(6\) medals. How many students can be in the first? Second?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Okay, do you know what factorials are?

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Just review the other question previously asked about a year ago, understood. Thanks for the reply !

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    *reviewed

  5. anonymous
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    The answer should be \(25!/19!\), unless I'm tripping.

  6. anonymous
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    20*21*22*23*24*25=127,512,000

  7. anonymous
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    Yep.

  8. anonymous
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    Thanks for the reply, btw

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