# math

there are 1,320 ways for three students to win first,second,third place during a debate match. how many students are there on the debate team? explain your reasoning

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 313
1. 440

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by niki
2. 12, reason being the equation is 1320=x!(x-3)!

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
posted by Wilson

## Similar Questions

1. ### statistics

Kim and Susan are playing a tennis match where the winner must win 2 sets in order to win the match. For each set, the probability that Kim wins the set is 0.53. The probability of Kim winning the set is not affected by who has

asked by guy on March 22, 2011
2. ### Statistics

"Buy a Match 6 lottery ticket every day until you win the lottery. (In a Match 6 lottery, a player chooses 6 different numbers from the set {1, 2, 3, ..., 44}. A lottery representative draws 6 different numbers from this set. To

asked by Emily on January 13, 2011
3. ### Art

I left out a last paragraph. Thank you very much, Writeacher. 1) In a tennis match there must be around sixty tennis balls, because everything happens very quickly. 2) The players must also have a lot of rackets, because if a

asked by Frank on May 3, 2012
4. ### maths

each of the students in a class writes a dirrerent 2 digit number on the whiteboard. the teacher claims that no matter what the students write, there will be at least three numbers on the whiteboard whose digits have the same sum.

asked by Emma on July 7, 2007
5. ### math

in chess match one point is scored for a win, half a point for a draw and no point for a loss. If the match score is presently A to B is 3.5 to 1.5. How many games have been played? How could this score have come about between A

asked by dinda on October 3, 2016
6. ### math logic

A group of five students needs to break into two smaller groups in order to tackle the two different assignments associated with a larger group project. Naturally, they feel that it would be most fair to break into groups of two

asked by M.A. on March 10, 2010
7. ### Math :-)

Analyze the conditional statement below and complete the instructions that follow. You will receive the trophy if you win the championship match. Identify the hypothesis and the conclusion of the conditional statement. A.

asked by anon on January 5, 2014
8. ### Math

In the Doubles Game, students can win carnival tickets to spend on games and food. A player pays one ticket to roll two number cubes(six-sided dice). If the numbers match, the player wins five tickets. If a player plays this game

asked by Becca on May 29, 2017
9. ### Data management

1) In how many ways can 12 distinct objects be separated into three equal piles? 2) In how many ways can 25 students be assigned to 4 distinguishable study groups if at least 6 students must be in each group? 3) in how many ways

asked by Jane on October 27, 2011
10. ### math

There were six hundred students to a football match the beginning of the match there one thousand students

asked by kim on February 11, 2016

More Similar Questions