Posted by **Happy Face** on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 9:11pm.

In a competition, only the top 3 horses recieve prizes. How many possible ways can a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize be awarded if the competition has 12 horses?

A. 36

B. 220

C. 440

D. 1320

Also, is this a permutation or a combination?

Please Help!!

Thank you.

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