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# A family of 5 is to sit round a dining table. In how many different ways possibl...

### Question

A family of 5 is to sit round a dining table. In how many different ways possible can they sit?

A) 12

B) 16

C) 24

D) 8

E) 14

### Explanation:

For a circular formation, formula $$= \cfrac{(n-1)!}{2} = 12$$

## Discussion (3)

• Onyedim Samuel

It is (n-1)! for a circle
It is then (n-1)!/2 for a ring

• (n-2$$(n-2)! = (5-1)! =4!. 4*3*2*1 =24 • For a circular formation, formula \(= \cfrac{(n-1)!}{2} = 12$$