Number Problems and Reasoning Learning Questions

The Learning Questions:

(1) Anthony is choosing a toothbrush and a sponge. There are 16 different toothbrushes and some sponges. Anthony says, “There are 196 different ways to choose a toothbrush and a sponge”
Could Anthony be correct?

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(2) Three people A, B and C, enter a race.
a. Write down the different orders in which they can finish first, second and third.
b. Reasoning-Harry says that there are 3 possible winners, but then only 2 possibilities for second place and only one person left third place.
Is Harry correct? Explain your answer.
c. How many different ways can people finish in
i a 4-person race
ii a 6-person race
iii a 10 person race?

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