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A signal can be sent from one location to another by running different colored flags up a flagpole, one above the other. There are 15 different colored flags to choose from but only 6 flags will be flown. Find the number of different signals consisting of 6, if the first flag must be purple.

If the first flag is purple then the number of different signals consisting of 6 flags is

 

759375

^ This is incorrect but IDK how to find the correct answer.

This whole Permutations/Counting Princliple/Combinations/and Probability are so confusing!!

 

 

Thank you in advance!!

 Apr 21, 2021
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1st flag purple     14 colors left to choose 5 flags

 

14 P 5 = 240240 combos

 Apr 21, 2021

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