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

1 Answer
Aug 24, 2016

Answer:

There are #720# possible results.

Explanation:

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#