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100 points for $49 worth of Veritas practice GMATs FREE VERITAS PRACTICE GMAT EXAMS Earn 10 Points Per Post Earn 10 Points Per Thanks Earn 10 Points Per Upvote ## A pod of 6 dolphins always swims single file, with 3 females tagged by: AAPL ##### This topic has 1 expert reply and 1 member reply ### Top Member ## A pod of 6 dolphins always swims single file, with 3 females ## Timer 00:00 ## Your Answer A B C D E ## Global Stats Difficult Manhattan Prep A pod of 6 dolphins always swims single file, with 3 females at the front and 3 males in the rear. In how many different arrangements can the dolphins swim? A. 20 B. 36 C. 40 D. 18 E. 54 OA B ### Top Member Legendary Member Joined 29 Oct 2017 Posted: 965 messages Followed by: 4 members We are given that a pod of 6 dolphins always swims single file, with 3 females at the front and 3 males in the rear. Thus: The number of ways to arrange the 3 female dolphins in the front is 3! = 3 x 2 x 1 = 6. The number of ways to arrange the 3 male dolphins is in the rear is 3! = 3 x 2 x 1 = 6. Thus, the number of ways to arrange all the dolphins is 6 x 6 = 36 ways. __B__ ### GMAT/MBA Expert GMAT Instructor Joined 25 Apr 2015 Posted: 2801 messages Followed by: 18 members Upvotes: 43 AAPL wrote: Manhattan Prep A pod of 6 dolphins always swims single file, with 3 females at the front and 3 males in the rear. In how many different arrangements can the dolphins swim? A. 20 B. 36 C. 40 D. 18 E. 54 OA B We are given that a pod of 6 dolphins always swims single file, with 3 females at the front and 3 males in the rear. Thus: The number of ways to arrange the 3 female dolphins in the front is 3! = 3 x 2 x 1 = 6. The number of ways to arrange the 3 male dolphins is in the rear is 3! = 3 x 2 x 1 = 6. Thus, the number of ways to arrange all the dolphins is 6 x 6 = 36 ways. Answer: B _________________ Scott Woodbury-Stewart Founder and CEO scott@targettestprep.com See why Target Test Prep is rated 5 out of 5 stars on BEAT the GMAT. Read our reviews • 1 Hour Free BEAT THE GMAT EXCLUSIVE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • Get 300+ Practice Questions 25 Video lessons and 6 Webinars for FREE Available with Beat the GMAT members only code • FREE GMAT Exam Know how you'd score today for$0

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