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# In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular

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In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink]  12 Aug 2019, 06:44
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In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular table?

A.$$5$$
B.$$24$$
C.$$25$$
D.$$30$$
E.$$120$$
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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink]  12 Aug 2019, 06:44
huda wrote:
In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular table?

A.$$5$$
B.$$24$$
C.$$25$$
D.$$30$$
E.$$120$$

NEED EXPLANATION
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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink]  12 Aug 2019, 07:38
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5 persons can be seated around a round table in (5 - 1)! = 4! = 24 ways.

B is the answer
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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink]  16 Aug 2019, 02:34
Carcass wrote:
5 persons can be seated around a round table in (5 - 1)! = 4! = 24 ways.

B is the answer

Why (5-1)!? Is it not 5!?
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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink]  16 Aug 2019, 02:52
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nileshk wrote:
Carcass wrote:
5 persons can be seated around a round table in (5 - 1)! = 4! = 24 ways.

B is the answer

Why (5-1)!? Is it not 5!?

They have explained it well
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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink]  16 Aug 2019, 06:45
smartchin77 wrote:
nileshk wrote:
Carcass wrote:
5 persons can be seated around a round table in (5 - 1)! = 4! = 24 ways.

B is the answer

Why (5-1)!? Is it not 5!?

They have explained it well

Thanks.
Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular   [#permalink] 16 Aug 2019, 06:45
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