8 runners are entered in the 1000-meter run. How many different first, second, and third place finishes could possibly occur? Is the answer 24? No. 8x7x6 = 336 The first place can be any of eight. For each first place possibility, there are seven possible second place ...
December 14, 2006
8 runners are entered in the 1000 meter run. How many different first, second, and third place finishes could possibly occur? Is the answer 24? I think that would be a reasonable answer. Way low. I think 8*7*6=336 permutations
December 14, 2006
Deforestation and Wildlife
What are relationships between deforestation and wildlife extinction? Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. With deforestation the animals lose their habitat. Here is an interesting site: animals.about.com/b/a/2003_08_18.htm Here is a good site on deforestation: ...
December 7, 2006
How many different three-digit numbers can be written using the digits 4, 5, 6, and 7? Use each digit only once in a number. Is the answer---24 different 3-digit numbers? I did this the long way--Is there a short equation to use for this? Thank you! You have four digits: The ...
December 4, 2006
Find a quick and easy method to compute the sum of the first 100 counting numbers. I can't use a calculator. I can't figure out an easy way. 1+2+3+4+5...........98+99+100 Carl Freidrich Gauss had no idea as to how famous his name would become when he solved a seemingly...
October 3, 2006
what are the gases that constitute the air in a refinery Are you talking about what is inside the refinery column (petroleum derivatives), the intake gas (the atmosphere) or the effluent/exhaust (from the stacks?)
September 22, 2006
Write the equation of exchange. Define each variable in the equation and then explain why the left side of the equation must equal the right. MV=PQ Take a shot, what does it mean an why must the left = the right.
July 13, 2006