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There are 15 gymnasts in the Olympic women's competition, including 4 Americans. The gold medal goes to first place, silver to second, and bronze to third. In how many ways can the medals be awarded to three of the 15 gymnasts?

 Mar 14, 2020
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Sorry, I thought the three gymnasts were already deteremined

 Mar 14, 2020
edited by Guest  Mar 14, 2020
edited by brianlaw  Mar 14, 2020
edited by brianlaw  Mar 14, 2020
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I got my answer it was 15*14*13= 2730 ways

 Mar 14, 2020
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15*14*13=2730

 Mar 14, 2020
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Do the 4 Americans matter in this problem?

 Mar 14, 2020
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No, they dont

brianlaw  Mar 14, 2020

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