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Posted by **Monique** on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 3:42pm.

(I came up with 24. correct??)

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**Trisha**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 3:53pmI count 64 posibilitys: p=person s=seat

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**Monique**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 3:59pmis that with the requirement that each couple sit side by side?

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**Trisha**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:19pmno

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**Trisha**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:25pmif the couples have to sit side by side then i count 32

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**Sarah**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:28pmIn the first seat: There are 8 possibilites for who sits there.

In the second seat: There is only 1 possibility (the other member of the couple).

In the third seat: There are 6 possibilites for who sits there.

In the fourth seat: There is only 1 possibility (the other member of the couple).

In the fifth seat: There are 4 possibilities for who sits there.

In the sixth seat: There is only 1 possibility (the other member of the couple).

In the seventh seat: There are 2 possibilities for who sits there.

In the eighth seat: There is only 1 possibility (the last member of the last couple).

Answer: 8*1*6*1*4*1*2*1 = 384 different possibilities!

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**Sarah**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:30pmThere are 384 possibilities.

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**Trisha**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 4:50pmuhhhhhhhh are you sure cause that doesn't sound posible. especialy if the couples have to sit side by side

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**Trisha**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 5:09pmi know u included the couples sitting side by side but still

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**Sarah**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 10:11pmYes, if the couples were not required to sit next to each other then the number of possibilities would be (8*7*6*5*4*3*2*1) = 40,320. I've taken Statistics at Georgia Tech and this was the fun part!!

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**Monique**, Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 11:32pmgot it. Thanks so much.

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**Shey**, Wednesday, November 16, 2011 at 6:50pmthere are six ways each of them can sit next to each of them sit. five to sit next to them. six times six = thirtysix

five times five = 30 add them together you get 66

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