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The faces of Cube are to be painted by 6 different colors

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The faces of Cube are to be painted by 6 different colors. In how many ways can be this be done?
A.720
B.256
C.1
D.12
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The faces of Cube are to be painted by 6 different colors. In how many ways can be this be done?
A.720
B.256
C.1
D.12
E.36


Hi,
C cannot be the answer..
If I have to paint 6 sides with 6 different colour...
Paint the top/bottom with any ONE colour... the opposite can be any of the remaining 5..
remaining 4 make a kind of circular arrangement, so (4-1)! = 6..
Total 6*5 = 30 distinct ways
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I am also of the same opinion as chetan2u

IMHO 1 is not a correct solution for this question....
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