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In how many ways can 5 people sit in a car that holds 5 passengers? Use Permutation and plese tell me how you got it.
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In how many ways can 5 people sit in a car that holds 5 passengers? Use Permutation and plese tell me how you got it.



5 seats, 5 persons.

first person has the choice of one of the 5 seats.
second person has the choice of one of 4 seats.
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last person has the choice of exactly one seat.

5*4*3*2*1 = 5!
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