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There are 12 sprinters competing for first, second, and third place ribbons. How many different ways can the ribbons be awarded?
12 for the first place *11 for the second place *10 for 3rd place 12 Pick 3 = 12*11*10 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 1320 different ways can the ribbons be awarded.
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