# Divide

How many different ways can three people divide seven pears and five apples?

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**Math student**

I think that you mixed up n and k. My understanding is that : n = 3, k1 = 7, k2 = 5

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**Zs+ucitel**

Number of ways of dividing 'n' identical objects into 'r' groups such that each group can contain any number of objects is given by:

C( n+k-1,k-1)

C( n+k-1,k-1)

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