Hi, I've been scratching around trying to figure out a formula for the following problem and I've got one that I think is correct. Just wondering if anyone can confirm it for certain (like maybe you have it in a text book or know it well etc). Thanks.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Problem: You need to partitionn=k*mdistinct objects intoksets each containingmobjects. How many ways can you do this?

Proposed Answer:

Number of possible distinct partitionings =n! / ( k! * (m!)^k )

(I think it's correct).

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