MTH 220 Week 5 Methods of Counting

MTH 220 Week 5 Methods of Counting

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 MTH 220 Week 5 Methods of Counting
 

 

Permutation versus Combination
 

How can you determine if we need to use a combination or permutation to count the number of outcomes? Which will usually have more outcomes? Why?

Example:

Suppose that there are ten runners competing in an event with prizes for first, second, and third place. How many outcomes are possible?
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