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 April 10th, 2013, 02:05 PM #1 Member   Joined: Feb 2013 Posts: 44 Thanks: 0 permutation probability problem,,, A company car that has a seating capacity of eight is to be used by eight employees who have formed a car pool. If only four of these employees can drive, how many possible seating arrangements are there for the group? So i understand that i should use the permuation formula becasue... ORDER MATTERS! but I'm not sure how the heck im supposed to set this up. guys please don't just post a link to somthing and make me read/ pick through a 4 page article to find what i need which may or may not be there.
 April 10th, 2013, 02:27 PM #2 Global Moderator     Joined: Oct 2008 From: London, Ontario, Canada - The Forest City Posts: 7,934 Thanks: 1128 Math Focus: Elementary mathematics and beyond Re: permutation probability problem,,, 4 * (7 nPr 7) = 4 * 7! = 20160.
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### A company car that has a seating capacity of six is to be used by six employees who have formed a car pool. If only four of these employees can drive, how many possible seating arrangements are there for the group? possible arrangements

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