You are going on to a roller coaster with 4 other friends. If the coaster has individual seats in a line how many different ways can you and your friends ride?
Middle School
Lesson Steps:

You can count the Permutations
1234 1243 1423 1432 1324 1342 And so on
or you can calculate them
4 *3*2*1=24

The first seat you have 4 choices
The seconded 3 friends are left
Thrid 2 friends to choose from
Fourth you have 1 seat to choose from


4 *3*2*1=24

Grade: 6
Level: Middle school
Subject: English
Topic: Word problem solving

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