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mathmath333
 one year ago
In how many ways can 5 prizes can be distributed to 8 students
if each student can get any number of prizes ?
mathmath333
 one year ago
In how many ways can 5 prizes can be distributed to 8 students if each student can get any number of prizes ?

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mathmath333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\(\large \color{black}{\begin{align} & \normalsize \text{ In how many ways can 5 prizes can be distributed to 8 students}\hspace{.33em}\\~\\ & \normalsize \text{ if each student can get any number of prizes ?}\hspace{.33em}\\~\\ & a)\ 40 \hspace{.33em}\\~\\ & b)\ 5^{8} \hspace{.33em}\\~\\ & c)\ 8^{5} \hspace{.33em}\\~\\ & d)\ 120 \hspace{.33em}\\~\\ \end{align}}\)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Lets see... 5/8, correct?

mathmath333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it is \(5^{8}\) not 5/8

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Five to the eighth power? Okay. So your answer is B.

mathmath333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0lol i dont know answer , i m asking for it

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Your answer is B. : )

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1the first prize can go to any of 8 people the 2nd prize can go to any of 8 people etc, .... how about 8^5 ?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but @phi what if the first had five prizes at time xD or so hmmm

wolf1728
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1There are 8 ways that all 5 prizes can be given to 1 person Now for giving 4 prizes to 1 person and 1 prize to 1 person Would that be 8*7 ways or 56?

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2distinguishable prizes eh

phi
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1I am assuming distinguishable prizes.

mathmath333
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is default if it is not given (identical or distinct)

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2if its identical its a stars and bars question, visualize like that drawing

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2okay there is 1 way to do the non identical case its not that pretty

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2oh wait its not even choose since the presents are not identical its 8 P

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2________ 5 presents, in 8 different spots = 8 ways presents 4,1 in 2 spots, = 8 p 2 * 5 choose 4 presents 3,2 , 8 p 2 * 5 chose 3 * 4 choose 2 3,1,1, 8 p 3 * 5 choose 3* 4 choose 1 * 3 choose 1 2,2,1 ... complete these 2,1,1,1 1,1,1,1,1 add em all up

dan815
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2ill think about some neater way
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