# Answer to Question #14171 in Statistics and Probability for robert harriss

Question #14171

Whats to odds of picking the 1st 2nd and 3rd place car in order in a 43 car field?

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Assignment Expert06.09.12, 17:55There is only one variant that fits us and combintanions of 3 out of 43

=43!/(3!*40!)=12341 is all possible variants. So the odds of picing the exact

three cars are 12340:1.

robert harriss05.09.12, 01:10Sorry ,,Let me explain myself better.. Im am looking for what the odds/probability IE: (34652 to 1) odds

are to pick the 1st ,2nd and 3rd. place car in a nascar race,, there are 43 cars running that race...

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