# permutations and combinations

Four men and four women are to be seated alternatively at a round table. In how many ways can this be done?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 79

Well, there are 8 people in all.

One way: Half of the table could have just women and the other half could have just men

Another way: 2 men and 2 women could be sitting on one half, and the other would have two women and two men.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
2. wow, the first people in 2006 who post that!

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. Where are the teachers?

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
4. tutors*

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0

## Similar Questions

1. ### Permutations/Combinations

In how many ways can 5 men and 5 women be seated at a round table if two men must not sit together?

asked by Newbie on February 27, 2011
2. ### Math

7 men are 5 women are seated in a row.Find the ways they can be sated so that two women are not together. Starting with a man, the ways=(7!*5!)*2!,multiplied by 2! because we can reverse the way seated. Starting with a woman,

asked by Shenaya on July 28, 2017
3. ### Statistics

A student wonders if tall women tend to date taller men than do short women. She measures herself, her dormitory roommate, and the women in the adjoining rooms; then she measures the next man each woman dates. Here are the data

asked by gandakho on September 6, 2011
4. ### statistics

7. The data represent the distribution of U.S. suicide rates per 100,000 of the population for men and women from 1995 – 2002. Table 4.28 Men (x) 19.8 19.3 18.7 18.6 17.6 17.5 17.6 17.9 Women (y) 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.3

asked by Hayley on November 29, 2018
5. ### Statistics

Three men and two women are seated in a row of 6 chairs in an auditorium. If the seats at either end of the row are occupied by tom and jerry, how manu different ways can the five people be seated?

asked by Brice on May 6, 2017
6. ### Discrete Math

7.A group has 9 women and 7 men. d. Suppose 2 members of the group refuse to work together. How many subgroups of 5 can be chosen 8. In how many ways can 16 people be seated: a. In a row, if 4 of the 16 do not want to sit next to

asked by Justin on November 4, 2010
7. ### Discrete Math

7.A group has 9 women and 7 men. d. Suppose 2 members of the group refuse to work together. How many subgroups of 5 can be chosen 8. In how many ways can 16 people be seated: a. In a row, if 4 of the 16 do not want to sit next to

asked by Justin on November 4, 2010
8. ### statistics

in a sample of 1000 people ,113 are left handed.the results of the sample are shown in the table.find the probability that a randomly selected person is a left handed,given that she is a woman.

asked by ron on October 4, 2011