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Homework Help: Math distribution

  1. Nov 29, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    How many ways are there to sistribute 25 identical books among five students so that the first student receives at least four books, the second student receives at least three books, and the fifth student receives exacly two books. Show your work step by step.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 29, 2008 #2
    What are your ideas on how to attack this problem?
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