There are 8 sprinters in the Olympic 100-meter finals, but 2 of them are disqualified. The gold medal goes to first place, silver to second, and bronze to third. In how many ways can the medals be awarded?
There are a total of 6 racers that medals could be awarded to.
There are 6 choices to pick a gold medalist, 5 choices for a silver medalist, and 4 choices for a bronze medalist. So, there are 120 ways.