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In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink] New post 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] New post 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.\(120\)


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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink] New post 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] New post 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] New post 16 Aug 2019, 02:52
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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!?


https://www.askiitians.com/iit-jee-alge ... tions.aspx
They have explained it well
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Re: In how many ways can 5 persons be seated around a circular [#permalink] New post 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!?


https://www.askiitians.com/iit-jee-alge ... tions.aspx
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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