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In a track meet with 10 runners,how many ways can 1st,2nd and 3rd be awarded?

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- Sep 26th 2007, 08:55 PMchauniehelp!
i need help with this question!

In a track meet with 10 runners,how many ways can 1st,2nd and 3rd be awarded? - Sep 26th 2007, 09:06 PMJhevon
- Sep 26th 2007, 09:17 PMchaunieyes!
there are 10 runners and 3 outcomes so you plug it in the calculator using nPr button. the order does matter in this situation. thanks!