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**debjit625****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-23
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I can't solve this one ...

Find n ,if

Thanks

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

n = 49.

Solve this:

(n+2)(n+1) = 2550

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**bob bundy****Administrator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi debjit625

So you just need to solve

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**debjit625****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-23
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Ok I have seen this in my book too but ,I didn't understood how

expands into ,is their any special rules or am I missing something very basicDebjit Roy

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

(n+2)! = (n+2)(n+1)**n (n-1)(n-2)(n-3)...1**

n! =**n (n-1)(n-2)(n-3)...1**

(n+2)! = (n+2)(n+1)**n!**

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**debjit625****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-23
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Now I got it thanks guys, it was so simple ,my book didnt have enough of factorials its more about permutation can you guys give me some resource on factorials...

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

In order of difficulty.

http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/factorial.html

http://www.purplemath.com/modules/factorial.htm

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**debjit625****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-23
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I know about mathisfun ,I meant some advance stuff

Thanks again...

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi;

Please check post #7, they get more and more difficult.

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**debjit625****Member**- Registered: 2012-07-23
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Thanks bobbym for the link http://www.themathpage.com/aprecalc/factorial.htm

as I was searching factorial problems involving variables and it had some great stuff.

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**bobbym****bumpkin**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi debjit625;

You are welcome.

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