# Statistics - Permutations, Combinations or neither

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Decide if the situation involves permutations, combination's or neither.

The number of ways 17 people can line up in a row for concert tickets.

Does the situation involve permutations, combination's or neither?

(choose correct answer a, b or c)

a) Permutations. The order of 17 people in line matters.

b) Neither. A line of people is neither an ordered arrangement of objects nor a

selection of objects from a group of objects.

c) Combination. The order of the 17 people in line does not matter.

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