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Selecting 5 students at a time, x students can be arranged

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Selecting 5 students at a time, x students can be arranged [#permalink] New post 08 Feb 2005, 22:10
Selecting 5 students at a time, x students can be arranged in 30240 ways. How many groups can be created selecting the same students at a time.
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 05:42
HongHu plz explain.
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 06:55
Is this correct that P(m,n)=C(m,n)*n!?
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 08:58
Given.....xP5 = 30240....asking xC5

We know nPr = nCr * r!

So xC5 = 30240/5!
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 11:03
same answer from me too.
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 13:59
I don't follow this:
"How many groups can be created selecting the same students at a time."
Can somebody explain?
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 14:22
nocilis wrote:
I don't follow this:
"How many groups can be created selecting the same students at a time."
Can somebody explain?


First part is abt arranging 5 students at a time e.g. arranging them in a row, where order matters so it XP5....second it is creating gps of 5, no order is necessary...so combination i.e. XC5
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 [#permalink] New post 09 Feb 2005, 16:14
Thanks Banerjee
Is is group of 5? That part is still not clear to me.
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