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## #51 2013-09-22 03:51:06

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Combinatorics

If you are not confident yet, it is because you need more work. Let's do some and then see.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #52 2013-09-22 04:00:54

anonimnystefy
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Registered: 2011-05-23
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### Re: Combinatorics

Hi bobbym

Just a quick question: Have you seen the answer in the other thread?

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #53 2013-09-22 04:11:02

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Combinatorics

Yes, I have but unfortunately I am a bit tied up at the moment. Please hold and as soon as I clear this up I will be there.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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## #54 2013-09-22 04:17:59

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
Registered: 2011-05-23
Posts: 16,039

### Re: Combinatorics

Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.
Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
The knowledge of some things as a function of age is a delta function.

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## #55 2013-09-22 05:04:21

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 109,606

### Re: Combinatorics

Hi Agnishom;

Here is the first gf problem I ever saw. Let's start right here.

How many ways can you pick  r balls from 3 green, 3 white, 3 blue and 3 gold?

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Always satisfy the Prime Directive of getting the right answer above all else.

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