Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 12 - Data Analysis and Probability - 12-6 Permutations and Combinations - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 767: 51



Work Step by Step

Use the formula of permutation: $_{n}$P$_{r}$=$\frac{n!}{(n-r)!}$. Plug in 7 for N and 3 for R: $_{n}$P$_{r}$=$\frac{n!}{(n-r)!}$ $_{7}$P$_{3}$=$\frac{7!}{(7-3)!}$ -simplify- $_{7}$P$_{3}$=$\frac{7!}{4!}$ -write using factorial- $_{7}$P$_{3}$=$\frac{7*6*5*4*3*2*1}{4*3*2*1}$ -simplify- $_{7}$P$_{3}$=210
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