i need help with this question! In a track meet with 10 runners,how many ways can 1st,2nd and 3rd be awarded?

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Originally Posted by chaunie i need help with this question! In a track meet with 10 runners,how many ways can 1st,2nd and 3rd be awarded? it is can you tell me why that is?

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!