Its actually not that simple. Let me clarify the question. The chocolate chip cookies are all identical, but the students are distinct. For instance, one cookie could be given to each student, or all cookies could be given to one child.
Homework Statement
If I want to know how many ways there are to distribute 11 chocolate chip cookies to 50 children, is there any way to do this without brute force?
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The Attempt at a Solution
Homework Statement
Given a differential equation.
ie. y'' +y' + 1 =0 (THIS IS NOT THE PROBLEM THAT I AM SOLVING)
Homework Equations
No equations
The Attempt at a Solution
The equation above is not what I'm working with, but an example of a differential equation problem that I was...