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    Number of Possible Orders

    In a regional spelling bee, the 8 finalists consist of 3 boys and 5 girls. Find the number of sample points in the sample space S for the number of possible orders at the conclusion of the contest for: a) all 8 finalist. b) the first 3 positions. My solutions: a) 8! = 40,320 sample points...