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    Probability Problem: Horse race with 12 entries

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    A horse race has 12 entries. Assuming that there are no ties, what is the
    probability that the three horses owned by one person finish first, second, and

    The answer in my book is .0045. Please show the workings.

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    As there are 12 entries and assume that there are NO ties, there are 12! possible outcomes!

    For an owner who has three horses, if those three horses ...

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    The expert examine the probability problems for a horse race with 12 entries.