# Recent questions tagged permutation-and-combination

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Five persons $\text{P, Q, R, S}$ and $\text{T}$ are to be seated in a row, all facing the same direction, but not necessarily in the same order. $\text{P}$ and $\text{T}$ cannot be seated at either end of the row. $\text{P}$ should not be seated adjacent ... is to be seated at the second position from the left end of the row. The number of distinct seating arrangements possible is: $2$ $3$ $4$ $5$
Five persons $\text{P, Q, R, S and T}$ are sitting in a row not necessarily in the same order. $Q$ and $R$ are separated by one person, and $S$ should not be seated adjacent to $Q.$ The number of distinct seating arrangements possible is: $4$ $8$ $10$ $16$