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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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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 smile


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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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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.

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“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

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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.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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

anonimnystefy
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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

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#8 2013-10-13 21:02:53

bobbym
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Re: no. of ways

Oh, I understand now.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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