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    An award presentation has been devised for seven people: Jeff, Karen, Lyle, Maria, Norm, Olivia and Paul.

    In how many ways can the awards alternate between men and women with the first award being presented to a woman?

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    Assumption : Jeff, Norm and Paul are the only men.

    So the following are the Number of ways :
    1st Award - can go to ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution uses combinations to determine the all possible number of ways.

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