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anonymous
 4 years ago
The total number of ways one can arrange 5 math books, 3 physics books, and 2 statistics books on a bookshelf, if no 2 books of the same subject can be placed next to each other, is...
anonymous
 4 years ago
The total number of ways one can arrange 5 math books, 3 physics books, and 2 statistics books on a bookshelf, if no 2 books of the same subject can be placed next to each other, is...

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anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0assume the books within each subject are distinct from each other

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hold on im looking at it

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.05choose2 times 2factorial

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0alright will u be on for the next 5 mins or so

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what does 5 permute one mean in words

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0k im doing it by thinking of it as slots

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0(5!*5!)/(3!*2!) = 1200

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok this is my reasoning

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the only way such a arrangement can be possible is if all the math books are spaced out so there are 2 possible ways this can happen, that the 10 slots start with a math book or end with a math book giving us a total of 5! * 2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then , the remaining 5 slots in between the math books can be taken by the 5 other books in any order

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so to correct myself its 5!*5!*2

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0hey wait phi is right

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i missed out on some other possibilities
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