Posted by **dddd47906** on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:33pm.

Okay now. New question. Find the number of (m) ways in which 6 people can ride a toboggan if ONE OUT OF THREE people must drive.

M=?

PLEASE DO NOT SOLVE! Just tell me how to do the problem. You MIGHT use factorial.

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**Steve**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:42pm
If you mean that the 6-person team must contain 3 drivers, then

the driver can be selected in 3 different ways

The remaining 5 riders can be arranged in P(5) = 5! ways

If I have misread the problem, please clarify.

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**dddd47906**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:44pm
I think you kind of misread it.

I meant that there was ONE driver, although you pick 1 driver out of THREE drivers. Thank you for your time though.

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**dddd47906**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:51pm
Can anyone answer my question?

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**Steve**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 5:53pm
If you read carefully, I think you will find I did. 3 ways to choose the driver,

5! ways to arrange the riders.

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**dddd47906**, Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 6:07pm
thank you for your help!

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