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January 25th, 2017, 12:30 AM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2011 Posts: 402 Thanks: 16  arrangement of persons in a circle such that 3 are not consecutive
Number of ways of arranging $n$ persons in a circle such that exactly three persons are not consecutive,is 
January 25th, 2017, 12:43 AM  #2 
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what does 3 persons are not consecutive mean?

January 25th, 2017, 01:35 AM  #3 
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January 25th, 2017, 08:41 AM  #4 
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The issue is with the word "consecutive." What does it mean?


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