# SOLUTION: How many groups of 3 students can be selected from 8 students? On my calculator, I tried 8 times 3 second level percent button, then the permutation button and I keep getting 24

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Permutations Question 541632: How many groups of 3 students can be selected from 8 students? On my calculator, I tried 8 times 3 second level percent button, then the permutation button and I keep getting 24. And I know it's not right! Please help, thank you so much! :)Answer by scott8148(6628)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!the order of selection isn't a factor ___ this is a combination, not permutation 8C3 = 56