(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A family of nine has two vehicles, each of which can hold a maximum of five people.

2. Relevant equations

How many different ways are there of allocating people to the cars?

If three of the memebers of the family only have a drivers licence, how many different ways are there of allocating people to the cars?

3. The attempt at a solution

Question part a.

9 people 3 cars

9! / (6! * 3!) = 84

Question part b.

9! / 6! = 504

Are these answers on track?

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# Homework Help: Permutations and Combinations people and cars

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