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## #1 2013-10-13 19:45:04

jacks
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### no. of ways

the number of ways of dividing 15 men and 15 women into 15 couples each consisting of a man and a woman is

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## #2 2013-10-13 19:54:52

bobbym
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### Re: no. of ways

Hi;

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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## #3 2013-10-13 20:17:33

anonimnystefy
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### Re: no. of ways

Getting the same answer as bobbym here.

But the problem isn't making couples, the problem is making a seating chart for them

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Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most. ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment
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## #4 2013-10-13 20:21:32

bobbym
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### Re: no. of ways

A seating chart? I do not understand.

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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## #5 2013-10-13 20:28:26

anonimnystefy
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### Re: no. of ways

I was making a reference to the Ménages problem.

Last edited by anonimnystefy (2013-10-13 20:29:05)

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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## #6 2013-10-13 20:32:29

bobbym
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### Re: no. of ways

Why do you think that is what he wants?

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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## #7 2013-10-13 20:54:36

anonimnystefy
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From: Harlan's World
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### Re: no. of ways

I do not think that. I was just making the reference to make a bad joke.

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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## #8 2013-10-13 21:02:53

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

### Re: no. of ways

Oh, I understand now.

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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