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What is the probability a delivery truck driver will visit the cities on his route in alphabetical order?

A delivery truck must make stops in eight different cities, designated by the first letter in the name of the city: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H. If the order in which the truck visits the eight locations is chosen randomly, what is the probability that it will visit them in alphabetical order?
a. 8C1/8P1

b. 1/8P8

c. 1/8C8

d. Answer not listed

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