

1. 
Eight ______ is the product of all the counting numbers beginning with eight and counting backward to one. 


A. 
compound event 
B. 
factorial 


C. 
permutation 
D. 
outcome 


Hint 


2. 
Compute 10! 


A. 
36,288 
B. 
3,628,800 


C. 
362,880 
D. 
36,288,000 


Hint 


3. 
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. 
120 
D. 
24 


Hint 


4. 
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. 
120 


C. 
1,816,214,400 


D. 
99 


Hint 


5. 
Evaluate 2! · 7!. 


A. 
10,080 
B. 
5,040 


C. 
362,880 
D. 
14 


Hint 


