In how many ways can five children line up in a row?

1 Answer
Sep 13, 2017

Answer:

#5! = 5 xx 4 xx 3 xx 2 xx 1 = 120 ways#

Explanation:

#"Permutation" = ^nP_r = (n!)/((n-r)!)#

Where #n = 5 and r = 5 "(Since 5 students are taking at a time")#

#rArr (5!)/((5 - 5)!) = (5!)/(0!) = (5 xx 4 xx 3 xx 2 xx 1)/1 = 120 ways#

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