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In how many ways can a president and vice president be selected from a club consisting of 12 people? (Assume that theses 2 positions cannot be occupied by the same person) ## 2 Answers By Expert Tutors
president = A, vice president = B president = B, vice president = A are both acceptable, then what we have is a permutation question. How many permutations are there of 12 men taken 2 at a time. We use the formula for permutations of n things taken r at a time ! is the factorial symbol Substituting 12 for n and 2 for r, we have 12! / 10! = 12 x 11 = 132
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