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An old billionaire is writing his will, and deciding how to distribute his nine estates among his three children. He wants to give each child at least one estate, and he does not want to give any two of his children the same number of estates. In how many possible ways can he distribute his estates? 


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 Dec 27, 2018

The number of possible divisions are :

( 6, 2, 1)

(5,  3, 1)

(4, 3,  2)


Each of these sets can be arranged in 3!  =  6 ways


So.....3 possible sets * 6 possible arrangements of each set =   18 ways



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 Dec 27, 2018

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