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5) A family with a father, mother and 3 children must sit on five chairs in a row and the only restriction is that the mother must be at one end. In how many different ways can they be seated?

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Answer: 48
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For mother there are two possibilities.
Any corner .
And there are 4! possibilities for other 4 members
So total 2\times4!=2\times4\times3\times2\times1=48 different ways they can seat.

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