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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 possibilities, etc.

Thank You! Now it makes sense!

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  1. Do you know Mr. Shaheen, and the answer is 336, your right!

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