1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data If we like to distribute 3 pears and 4 apples to 9 people such that no 2 or more fruit is given to the same person, in how many ways can this be done? 3. The attempt at a solution (9,7)[(7,3)-(6!/4!+5!/3!)] where (a,b) represents the 'a choose b' function.