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this is the question...

The manager of a baseball team has picked the nine players for the starting lineup. In how many ways canhe set the batting order so that the pitcher bats last?

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this is the question...

The manager of a baseball team has picked the nine players for the starting lineup. In how many ways canhe set the batting order so that the pitcher bats last?

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assume that the pitcher is one of the 9 in the starting line up and then go from there.

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happyg1 said:assume that the pitcher is one of the 9 in the starting line up and then go from there.

so the answer would be 9(players) * 8(positions) * 1(nineth - pitcher will be the last) = 72

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