## Intermediate Algebra (6th Edition)

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# Chapter 11 - Section 11.4 - Partial Sums of Arithmetic and Geometric Sequences - Exercise Set: 52

#### Answer

$20$

#### Work Step by Step

Cancelling the common factors between the numerator and the denominator, the given expression, $\dfrac{5\cdot4\cdot3\cdot2\cdot1}{3\cdot2\cdot1} ,$ simplifies to \begin{array}{l}\require{cancel} \dfrac{5\cdot4\cdot\cancel{3\cdot2\cdot1}}{\cancel{3\cdot2\cdot1}} \\\\= 5\cdot4 \\\\= 20 .\end{array}

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