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lgbasallote

  • 3 years ago

Nine people are going on a skiing trip in 3 cars that will hold 2, 4 and 5 passengers, respectively. In how many ways is it possible to transport the 9 people to the ski lodge using all cars?

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  1. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    2,4 and 5 people, exactly?

  2. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    Or maximum?

  3. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    Maximum, right?

  4. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    since it says will hold instead of can hold..i assume the former

  5. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    it would be interesting if it was the latter though

  6. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    Then this question is beyond my thinking abilities. :S

  7. ParthKohli
    • 3 years ago
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    If it means "exactly," then 2 + 4 + 5 ≠ 9 would be my answer.

  8. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    didn't think of that. well then it would be maximum

  9. Ishaan94
    • 3 years ago
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    what's the answer?

  10. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    no idea

  11. Ishaan94
    • 3 years ago
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    hmm it should be 5, if people are indistinguishable. lol. but if they aren't then i would have to do some math. C2 C4 C5 1 4 4 1 3 5 2 4 3 2 2 5 2 3 4

  12. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    16

  13. Ishaan94
    • 3 years ago
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    16? really? explain your answer.

  14. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    No sorry wrong answer

  15. hba
    • 3 years ago
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    5 ways

  16. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    ..i don't get it...

  17. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    nevermind

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