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One red bottle and three blue bottles are to be arranged in a straight line from left to right on a windowsill. How many different unique arrangements are possible?

(A) 12

(B) 6

(C) 4

(D) 3

(E) 1
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Re: PS: 500 level [#permalink] New post 04 May 2005, 09:52
We are picking a place for red bottle out of 4 slots.
That must be it ;)
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 [#permalink] New post 04 May 2005, 13:08
more formally it should be
4(possibilities for red)*3!/3!(repetitions)=4
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Re: PS: 500 level [#permalink] New post 05 May 2005, 00:02
GMATT73 wrote:
One red bottle and three blue bottles are to be arranged in a straight line from left to right on a windowsill. How many different unique arrangements are possible?

(A) 12

(B) 6

(C) 4

(D) 3

(E) 1


Easy one. My answer is C - 4.

Fixing the red bottles would do it.
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 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2005, 00:22
Nice work guys, OA is C
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 [#permalink] New post 05 May 2005, 12:46
C, t00. 8-)
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