Posted by **tim** on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 9:42pm.

The sponosor of a local soccer tournament is responsible for writting an article for the local paper announcing the 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners.If 10 teamsare invited to the tournament, ans th sponsor wanted to get the article written in adance so it can go out in the next morning's paper, how many different article would she have to write to cover all possibilities? the appropriate formula to use to solve this problem is: