Find all School-related info fast with the new School-Specific MBA Forum

It is currently 05 Jul 2015, 14:24

Close

GMAT Club Daily Prep

Thank you for using the timer - this advanced tool can estimate your performance and suggest more practice questions. We have subscribed you to Daily Prep Questions via email.

Customized
for You

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Track
Your Progress

every week, we’ll send you an estimated GMAT score based on your performance

Practice
Pays

we will pick new questions that match your level based on your Timer History

Not interested in getting valuable practice questions and articles delivered to your email? No problem, unsubscribe here.

Events & Promotions

Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

There are eight pieces of paper with letters A, A, A, N, N,

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  
Author Message
TAGS:
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 03 Feb 2003
Posts: 1607
Followers: 7

Kudos [?]: 86 [0], given: 0

There are eight pieces of paper with letters A, A, A, N, N, [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2003, 03:35
00:00
A
B
C
D
E

Difficulty:

(N/A)

Question Stats:

0% (00:00) correct 0% (00:00) wrong based on 0 sessions
There are eight pieces of paper with letters A, A, A, N, N, C, O, and D. One arranges them randomly. What is the probability of getting ANACONDA?
Intern
Intern
avatar
Joined: 16 Sep 2003
Posts: 22
Location: Buffalo (NY)
Followers: 0

Kudos [?]: 0 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2003, 04:55
ans:

3/8*2/7*2/6*1/5*1/4*1/3*1/2*1/1

=1/3360








anant
SVP
SVP
User avatar
Joined: 03 Feb 2003
Posts: 1607
Followers: 7

Kudos [?]: 86 [0], given: 0

 [#permalink] New post 13 Oct 2003, 05:35
I have used the same approach.

Another way: total different combinations=8!/3!*2!=2*5*6*7*8=3360 and theonly favorable.
P=1/3360

Are there other approaches?
  [#permalink] 13 Oct 2003, 05:35
    Similar topics Author Replies Last post
Similar
Topics:
1 Experts publish their posts in the topic ((n-1)!+n!+(n+1)!)/n! jahanafsana 5 08 Mar 2015, 17:25
2 Experts publish their posts in the topic How many eight letter words exist that are composed of Xs an hussi9 6 19 May 2011, 06:15
10 Experts publish their posts in the topic A 10-by-6 inch piece of paper is used to form ajit257 7 10 Jan 2011, 18:00
9 Experts publish their posts in the topic If (n-2)! = (n! + (n-1)!)/99, and n is a positive integer, then n=? gettinit 13 21 Nov 2010, 18:21
i know its piece of a cake......... For which n is the Fistail 5 17 Aug 2007, 20:40
Display posts from previous: Sort by

There are eight pieces of paper with letters A, A, A, N, N,

  Question banks Downloads My Bookmarks Reviews Important topics  


GMAT Club MBA Forum Home| About| Privacy Policy| Terms and Conditions| GMAT Club Rules| Contact| Sitemap

Powered by phpBB © phpBB Group and phpBB SEO

Kindly note that the GMAT® test is a registered trademark of the Graduate Management Admission Council®, and this site has neither been reviewed nor endorsed by GMAC®.