41-52 Counting Permutations These exercises involve counting permutations.
Contest prizes In how many ways can first, second, and third prizes be awarded in a contest with contestants?
The total number of ways by which, first, second, and third prizes can be awarded in a contest.
There are contestants in the contest.
The number of permutations of distinct objects taken at a time is,
The total number of contestants is and the number of ways of selecting three contestants from is similar to the number of ways of selecting three numbers from numbers.
Thus, it is determined by,
Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!Get Started