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# How many 3 digit numbers can you make from the digits 0,1,2,3,4,5,6 if the 3 digits must greater than 500 and repetition is not allowed?

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ultmage11234  Jan 30, 2015

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There are 6 digits left that could go in the "tens" position.

For each of these there are 5 digits left that could go in the "units" position.

Hence there are 6*5 = 30 possible 3-digit numbers beginning with 5.

Similar reasoning shows that there are also 30 possible 3-digit numbers beginning with 6.

So there are 60 possibilities in all.

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Alan  Jan 30, 2015
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#1
+26387
+10

There are 6 digits left that could go in the "tens" position.

For each of these there are 5 digits left that could go in the "units" position.

Hence there are 6*5 = 30 possible 3-digit numbers beginning with 5.

Similar reasoning shows that there are also 30 possible 3-digit numbers beginning with 6.

So there are 60 possibilities in all.

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Alan  Jan 30, 2015

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