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  1. R

    How many different license plates can fit this description? A_ _ and three digits which contains 1 and 2

    I have a question and searched about at google and found an answer which I don't make sure. If there is 26 letters and 10 digits; my answer is: first letter: 1 way(which is A) second letter: 26 way third letter: 26 way first digit: 1 way(which is 1) second digit 1 way(which is 2) third digit: 10...
  2. michaelwright

    B Fun with (im)probabilities

    Hi folks - I need some help with a tricky probability. Here's the situation: Let's say there are 4M internet users in Age Group A. (The total set) Of those 4M, there are 1,000 users who play a specific sport. Those 1,000 are spread evenly over 125 teams, so 8 players each. 1. What's the...
  3. Physics lover

    No. of positive integral solutions of fractional functions

    I know how to find integral solutions of linear equations like x+y=C or x+y+z=C where C is a constant. But I don't have any idea how to solve these type of questions.I am only able to predict that both x and y will be greater than 243554.Please help.
  4. resurgance2001

    Statistics Permutations and Combinations

    Homework Statement The back row of a cinema has 12 seats, all of which are empty. A group of 8 people including Mary and Francis, sit in this row. Find the number of ways they can sit in these 12 seats if a) There are no restrictions b) Mary and France's do not sit in seats which are next to...
  5. mr.tea

    Permuations of identical items

    Homework Statement There is a book with 2 volumes. Each volume exists in 3 different languages. Each language has 2 identical copies(total of 12 books). In how many ways we can arrange them on a shelf, with no restrictions and order of the volumes is irrelevant? Homework Equations The...
  6. V

    A permutation and combination problem

    .The number of points, having both co-ordinates as integers, that lie in the interior of the triangle with vertices (0, 0), (0, 41) and (41, 0), is (1) 901 (2) 861 (3) 820 (4) 780 my attempt: for this to be true i know that sum of x and y coordinate should be 41 but i don't know how to proceed.
  7. Q

    I How many combinations of unique arrangements are there?

    If there was a 1 billion x 1 billion x 1 billion cube made of 3D pixel cubes, and half of them are black and half of them are clear/colorless, then how many combinations of unique pixel arrangements are there? Would the amount of shapes/objects in this cube be infinite? (Assuming the black...
  8. Matejxx1

    Permutation & combination

    Homework Statement There are 30 students in a class. In how many ways can we arrange them if : a)we must have three group, group one must have 5 students , group two 10 students and group three 15 students. answer=\frac{30!}{5!*10!*15!} b)we must have three group and all must have 10 students...