Problem 4: Seating Options

Posted: March 9, 2011 in Problems

Millennium Falcon cockpit

Seating is limited on the Millennium Falcon. There are 4 seats in the cockpit (pilot, co-pilot, passenger 1, passenger 2) and 4 people riding (Luke, Obi-Wan, Han, and Chewbacca).

a.) How many different permutations of seating arrangements are there?

b.) How many of these arrangements have Han in the pilot’s seat?

c.) How many arrangements have Han in the pilot’s seat and Chewbacca in the co-pilot’s seat?

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