# In how many different orders can 6 runners finish a race?

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Aug 24, 2016

There are $720$ possible results.

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The winner can be chosen from all $6$ runners, the second person can be chosen from $5$ people, the third - from $4$ and so on.

So the total number of possible results can be calculated as:

n=6xx5xx4xx3xx2xx1=6! =720

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