How many different macrostates are available

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consider a system of 2 Einstein solids a and b each containing 10 oscillators sharing a total of 20 units of energy. solids are weakly couples and total energy is fixed

how many different macrostates are available


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I really don't understand stand what to do. was reading the book and said something about" seven possible macro. with qa=0,1...6 so would this problem have 21 possible macro?

Also what about microstatics? didnt say much about that. How would i figure that out thxs.
 

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