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Statistical weight for a degenerate system

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1. Homework Statement

Find an expression of the statistical weight for a system of N particles of corresponding energy levels with 'gi' degeneracy.

2. Homework Equations

W = N! / No! N1!2! ...Ni!

3. The Attempt at a Solution

The expression is then :

W = N! goNo g1N1 g2N2 ... giNi / No! N1! N2! ...Ni!

However, I cant prove it. Can you help ?
 
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