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8! ___ 4! 4!  Please help solving this problem.  

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tellmemore0401 | eNoter

Posted June 16, 2011 at 10:56 AM via web

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8!

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4! 4!

 

Please help solving this problem.

 

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academicsfirst | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Adjunct Educator

Posted June 19, 2011 at 5:13 AM (Answer #1)

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The problem appears to be asking if 8! is equal, less than, or greater than 4!(4!).

We can evaluate 8! as follows:

=> 8(7)(6)(5)(4)(3)(2)(1) = 40320

We can evaluate 4!(4!) as follows:

=> (4)(3)(2)(1) x (4)(3)(2)(1) = 776

Therefore, 8! > 4!4!.

 

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