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### Question

How many 3 digit numbers can be formed with a given set of 5 distinct digits?

**A**

125.

**B**

135.

**C**

155.

**D**

145.

**Soln.**

**Ans: a**

The first place has 5 options, the second place also has 5 options, and so on. This is expressed as 5 × 5 × 5, which evaluates to 125.