(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

There are three girls and six boys on the school softball team. The team consists of a pitcher, a catcher, four infielders, and three outfielders. How many ways can the nine different positions be filled if the pitcher must be a girl and the catcher must be a boy?

2. Relevant equations

[tex]_n{C}_r=\frac{n!}{(n-r)!r!}[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer to this problem is [tex](_3{C}_1)(_6{C}_1)(7!)[/tex]. However, can someone explain the 7! part?

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# Homework Help: Combinations Problem

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