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**mukesh****Member**- Registered: 2010-07-18
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in how many ways the following 5 prizes be distributed among 10 students?first and second in maths,first and second in phy and first in hindi.

Plse sir discribe it and reply,

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

Before getting to work on this one would you care to please comment on the last couple of yours I worked on.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**mukesh****Member**- Registered: 2010-07-18
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sir i dnt understand plse help me ,i m in trouble

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
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Hi;

How about this one:

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=18148

I never get any answers back from you.

Think of the problem as 5 different awards and 5 no awards given to 10 people. Now it is just a "Mississippi" problem.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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