Henry F. answered • 03/06/18

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The answer is 3360, I think.

16 possible for first. 15 possible for second (because one person has already dinished first). 14 possible for third (because 2 people have already finished in first and second place). So the number of ways is

16 x 15 x 14 = 3360

This same result can be obtained by taking the permutaion of 16 people chosen 3 at a time 16 p 3 = 3360