

1. 
An arrangement in which order is important is called a(n) ______. 


A. 
factorial 
B. 
outcome 


C. 
permutation 
D. 
compound event 


Hint 


2. 
Determine the number of ways awards can be given for first, second, and third places in a race if there are 7 runners participating. 


A. 
5040 
B. 
2520 


C. 
840 
D. 
210 


Hint 


3. 
Eight ______ is the product of all the counting numbers beginning with eight and counting backward to one. 


A. 
compound event 
B. 
permutation 


C. 
factorial 
D. 
outcome 


Hint 


4. 
Meghan owns 5 pairs of basketball shorts. If she wears a different pair every day for five days, how many different orders are there in which she could wear the shorts? 


A. 
60 
B. 
15 


C. 
24 
D. 
120 


Hint 


5. 
A baseball team has 15 players, but there are only 9 positions. How many different choices are there for how to put 9 players on the field? 


A. 
1,307,674,368,000 


B. 
99 


C. 
1,816,214,400 


D. 
120 


Hint 


