It is currently 23 Jun 2017, 17:21

### 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

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

# Events & Promotions

###### Events & Promotions in June
Open Detailed Calendar

# Six People are on an elevator that stops at exactly six

Author Message
Manager
Joined: 25 Aug 2004
Posts: 169
Location: MONTREAL
Six People are on an elevator that stops at exactly six [#permalink]

### Show Tags

30 Dec 2004, 23:44
This topic is locked. If you want to discuss this question please re-post it in the respective forum.

Six People are on an elevator that stops at exactly six floors.

What is the probability that exactly one person will push the button for each floor?

(A) 6!/6(exp)6

(B) 6(exp)6 /6!

(C) 6/6!

(D) 6/6(exp)6

(E) 1/6(exp)6
Manager
Joined: 21 Jun 2004
Posts: 235

### Show Tags

31 Dec 2004, 00:47
I wud go for A

The total no of ways = 6^6 - since all 6 can get down at any of the 6 floors.

The favourable cases = 6! since this number gives me the possible ways 6 things can be arranged = 6 people getting down at different floors.
Manager
Joined: 25 Aug 2004
Posts: 169
Location: MONTREAL

### Show Tags

01 Jan 2005, 14:07
It is A,

Total events: {6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6 x 6}

Requested events: 6P6

01 Jan 2005, 14:07
Display posts from previous: Sort by