## 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?

1. ParthKohli

2,4 and 5 people, exactly?

2. ParthKohli

Or maximum?

3. ParthKohli

Maximum, right?

4. lgbasallote

since it says will hold instead of can hold..i assume the former

5. lgbasallote

it would be interesting if it was the latter though

6. ParthKohli

Then this question is beyond my thinking abilities. :S

7. ParthKohli

If it means "exactly," then 2 + 4 + 5 ≠ 9 would be my answer.

8. lgbasallote

didn't think of that. well then it would be maximum

9. Ishaan94

10. lgbasallote

no idea

11. Ishaan94

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

16

13. Ishaan94

14. hba

15. hba

5 ways

16. lgbasallote

..i don't get it...

17. lgbasallote

nevermind

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