Q: How many ways can 8 people sit in 5 chairs?

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There are about 2 sensible reasons. You get 25 chairs tell the 25 people to sit. Tell them to sit on the floor.Answer:25 people can be seated in 25! ways (25! is factorial 25, or 25x24x22x21 ....x3x2x1) as the first chair can be filled in 25 ways, the second in 24, the third in 23 and so on. This comes to 1.5511210043 × 1025 different ways

There are 12 ways.

If the first woman sits at an end, there is only the seat next to her where the second woman can sit. There are 2 such chairs, giving 2 × 1 = 2 possible sittings. If the first woman doesn't sit at the end, the second woman can sit either side of her in one of 2 chairs. There are 5 - 2 = 3 such chairs, giving, 2 × 3 = 6 possible sittings. Thus there are 2 + 6 = 8 possible sitting positions of the women. For each of these there are 3 empty chairs which the man can occupy, Thus there are 8 × 3 = 24 possible ways that 2 women and 1 man can sit on a row of 5 empty chairs if the two women must sit together.

There are 24 ways to arrange 4 people in a row.

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5 chairs x 5 people = 25 choices

All I know is that each person can sit on a chair. There aren't many ways with the details you said. There might be 2 chairs with 2 people on each chair. There really only is one way.

Six.

Usually people sit on chairs. Some Synagogues may have benches to sit on.

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There are about 2 sensible reasons. You get 25 chairs tell the 25 people to sit. Tell them to sit on the floor.Answer:25 people can be seated in 25! ways (25! is factorial 25, or 25x24x22x21 ....x3x2x1) as the first chair can be filled in 25 ways, the second in 24, the third in 23 and so on. This comes to 1.5511210043 × 1025 different ways

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