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    What are the steps involved with evaluating 11!/8!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by amanda1 View Post
    What are the steps involved with evaluating 11!/8!?
    recall that 11! = 11*10*9*....*2*1
    and 8! = 8*7*6*...*2*1

    so to evaluate 11!/8! notice we can write this as:

    (11*10*9*8!)/8!

    the 8!'s cancel, so we are left with 11*10*9 = 990
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