Posted by **peter** on Monday, August 19, 2013 at 8:08pm.

6 runners run in a 500 yard dash. Prizes are awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Assume there are no ties, how many different orders can the runners finish 1st, 2nd, and 3rd?

- math -
**Steve**, Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 12:06am
P(6,3) = 6*5*4

- math -
**mom**, Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 6:47pm
120

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- college math - 13. (4 pts) At an annual flower show, 6 different entries are to ...
- Math - At an annual flower show, 6 different entries are to be arranged in a row...
- Math - At an annual flower show, 6 different entries are to be arranged in a row...
- Physics - A relay race is run along a straight line track 300.0 m long running ...
- Math - 18 people enter a race, if there are no ties, how many ways can 1st, 2nd ...
- grade 8 math - how many different ways can eight cars finish in a race 1st, 2nd...
- Physics - I am a little confused about kinetic and potential energy regarding ...
- Math - In a competition, only the top 3 horses recieve prizes. How many possible...
- Math.G.P - The 1st term of a G.P is equal to x-2,the 3rd term is x+6 and the ...
- Math - In a competition, only the top 3 horses recieve prizes. How many possible...

More Related Questions