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In how many ways can 5 apples be distributed to 4 boys, if there is no restriction as to how many apples are distributed to which boy?

 Jul 21, 2020
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We can divide it like this: o | o|  o | o o

We have 5 apples and 3 dividers.

 

We then use the stars and bars formula. So we have (5+3)!/5!3!= 8C3=56 ways.

 Jul 21, 2020

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