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A box of crayons has 9 different coloured crayons in it. 4 crayons are given to onechild to play with, then another 3 are given to a second child to play with, and finally the last 2 are given to a third child. In how many was can these crayons be distributed?

 Jul 14, 2020
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First lets pick out the data from the word problem,  There are 9 crayons and 3 children.  The problem wants us to figure out how many ways we can distrubute the crayons to the children.  Each crayon can go to 1 child and there are 9 crayons, so there are 9 x 3 = 27 possible ways to destrbute the crayons.  If this is confusing or you have any questions feel free to ask!

 Jul 15, 2020

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