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HELP How many ways can 3 identical pen sets and 5 identical watched be given to 8 graduates if each receives one item

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    @Nnesha @jim_thompson5910

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    the answer is 56?? but why>> how??

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    this page explains the formula that you will use http://www.regentsprep.org/regents/math/algebra/APR2/LpermRep.htm essentially you have a permutation, but since there are identical items, you'll be dividing that permutation by other factorials to reduce the final count

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    let me know if that helps or not

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