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# If the President and Vice President must sit next to each

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07 Feb 2008, 12:42
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If the President and Vice President must sit next to each other in a row with 4 other members of the Board, how many different seating arrangements are possible?

120

240

300

360

720

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Concentration: Entrepreneurship, Other
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07 Feb 2008, 12:56
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(President,Vice President), X, Y, Z, W

$$p=P^2_2*P^5_5=2*5*4*3*2=240$$
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07 Feb 2008, 13:05
i also got 240 but did it a little differently.

if P in seat 1, VP in seat 2, others 4! arrangements
P = 6, same 4! arrangements
P=2,3,4 or 5 VP is next to P on either side (2 arrangement) * 4! other 4 memembers

4! + 4! + 4*2*4! = 4! * 10 = 240 -> B

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