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Problem 7 Easy Difficulty

Tell whether each situation is a permutation or combination.
How many different flags can be made from the colors red, blue, green, and white if each flag has three vertical stripes?

Answer

$\mathrm{P} ; 24$ flags

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since the order of our stripes is important because that creates a different flag. This is going to be a permutation where we have four colors and we're choosing three, so that's gonna be four times, three times to which is 24.

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