How many ways can 2 men and 3 women be seated in a row such that no 2 men are sitting beside each other?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Now I have always had a problem with overthinking these kinds of questions. I'll usually write something down but then doubt myself.

What I did was simply did 2! * 3!.

3 * 2 * 2 * 1 * 1

W M W M W

That's by alternating women with men.

But here comes me overthinking the problem again.

I could altenate with men first, and then have 2 women sitting beside each other.

M W M W W right?

Or W W M W M....

Ahhh I feel like an idiot.

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# A simple permutation question or not so simple

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