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Permutation and Combination and What is a Factorial?

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If you have 7 different options on the menu and you can order 2 of them for your combo-meal, how many possible meal combinations are there?  To figure this out, you need only a simple formula and a cool math operation called the factorial. What is a factorial? The factorial is written as an integer with an exclamation point (!).  […]

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Football Score

In football, how many possible scoring combinations are there that would result in a team having 10 points on the scoreboard? (Ignore defensive points on PAT attempts)

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