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A group comprising 6 peoiple is sitting around a table. Find the probability that two particular people are sitting next to each other.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

4!2!/5!=2/5 because total number of possibities is 5!. If 2 people are to be next to each other than there are 5 groups so 4! choices with each choice, one can swap the group of two. So times by 2!.

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# Homework Help: 4th Combinatorial problem

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