How many way can a team lose 3 of their next 5 games?
How many ways can a team lose 2 of their next 5 games?
Why are the two answers the same?
Permutation = nPr = n! / (n-r)!
Combination = nCr = nPr / r!
n, r are non negative integers and r<=n.
r is the size of each permutation.
n is the size of the set from which elements are permuted.
! is the factorial operator.
The Attempt at a Solution
I think this is a problem where the permutation equation would be used. After all, the team can LLLWW or WWLLL and those would be two different permutations that would satisfy the question's requirements. But I just don't understand how I would go about solving it. Any help is much appreciated.