Posted by **Shay** on Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 5:00pm.

18 people enter a race, if there are no ties, how many ways can 1st, 2nd and 3rd place result?

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 7:02pm
There are 18 choices for first place, 17 for second, and 16 for third. Thus, there are 18*17*16=4896 ways.

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