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

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  1. Sorry no one ever answered your question bb... :(

    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.

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  2. wow, the first people in 2006 who post that!

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