There are 30 people in a class learning about permutations. One after another, 8 people gradually slip out the back door. In how many ways can this exodus occur?

Would I use this to solve the problem?

P(30,8)=30!/22!

Thanks for any help.

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- December 10th 2009, 12:24 PMdiscretecPermutations and Combinations
There are 30 people in a class learning about permutations. One after another, 8 people gradually slip out the back door. In how many ways can this exodus occur?

Would I use this to solve the problem?

P(30,8)=30!/22!

Thanks for any help. - December 10th 2009, 05:12 PMemakarovQuote:

Would I use this to solve the problem?

P(30,8)=30!/22!

- December 11th 2009, 02:16 AMShanks
Perhaps, you are one of those 8 guys who slip out the back door during the combinatics class.

Joke! - December 12th 2009, 08:07 AMdiscretec
(Rofl)