Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
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Chapter 10 - Section 10.6 - Counting Principles, Permutations, and Combinations - Exercise Set - Page 1105: 71


The number of ways such jokes can be delivered if George Carlin’s joke is delivered first and Jerry Seinfeld’s last is $24$

Work Step by Step

We know that the Fundamental Counting Principle says that the number of ways in which a series of things occurs in succession can be computed by multiplying the number of ways in which they may occur. Thus, using the Fundamental Principle of Counting: $\begin{align} & 4!=4\cdot 3\cdot 2\cdot 1 \\ & =24 \end{align}$
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