Practice with
Permutations
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Practice Examples
Permutations

 

1.  Evaluate      4!                    
2.  Evaluate     9P3                

3.  Evaluate     0!               

4.  Evaluate                                                   

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    5. How many different 5-letter arrangements are there of the letters in the word  
        
digit ?                              (Answer)  


 

  6.  If a three digit number is formed from the digits  1,2,3,4,5,6, and 7, with no
       repetitions
, tell how many of these three digit numbers will have a number value
       between 100 and 500.
           (Answer)  


 

 7.  If the letters in the word  TRIANGLE  are rearranged at random, find the
      probability that the first letter is an
  A.            (Answer)  


 

 8.  Two cards are drawn at random from a standard deck of 52 cards, without
      replacement
.  What is the probability of drawing a 
7 and a king in that order?
          
                                             (Answer)


 

  9.  Throughout history, many people have contributed to the development of
       mathematics. These mathematicians include Pythagoras, Euclid, Hypatia, Euler,
       Einstein, Agnesi, Fibonacci, and Pascal. What is the probability that a
       mathematicianís name selected at random from those listed will start with either
       the letter E or the letter A?
 

Choose:

2/8
3/8
4/8
6/8




 
10.

There are 12 horses in a horseshow competition.  The top three winning horses receive money.  How many possible money winning orders are there for a competition with 12 horses?

Choose:

36
120
1200
1320


 


 
11.

How many different 4 letter words can be formed from the letters in the word  MATH ?

Choose:

8
16
24
32


 


 
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