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Combinations - Please help - What is the approach here?

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Each participant in a study was assigned a sequence of three different letters from the set {A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H}. If no sequence was assigned to more than one participant and if 36 of the possible sequences were not assigned, what was the number of participants in the study?

(Note for example that the sequence ABC is different from CBA)

a. 20
b. 92
c. 300
d. 372
e. 476



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sbolipombo wrote:
Each participant in a study was assigned a sequence of three different letters from the set {A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H}. If no sequence was assigned to more than one participant and if 36 of the possible sequences were not assigned, what was the number of participants in the study?

(Note for example that the sequence ABC is different from CBA)

a. 20
b. 92
c. 300
d. 372
e. 476



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sbolipombo wrote:
Each participant in a study was assigned a sequence of three different letters from the set {A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H}. If no sequence was assigned to more than one participant and if 36 of the possible sequences were not assigned, what was the number of participants in the study?

(Note for example that the sequence ABC is different from CBA)

a. 20
b. 92
c. 300
d. 372
e. 476



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