Posted by Therese on Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:14pm.
Eight sprinters from different universities are in the final match. In how many ways can the sprinters receive a gold, a silver, or a bronze medal?

Math  MathMate, Friday, January 18, 2013 at 11:30pm
Assuming nobody shares the medals,
8 choices for the gold,
7 choices for the silver,
6 choices for the bronze.
Use the multiplication rule.
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