# Alg 2

posted by Lisa

If there are 12 candidates in a city election. The winner will be the mayor and the runner up will be the vice mayor. How many different combinations of mayor and vice-mayor are possible?

Would it be 12P2 = 132 ? o:

1. Reiny

yes
The major position can be filled in 12 ways, then the v-m spot can be filled in 11 ways, so
12(11) = 132

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