# Divide

How many different ways can three people divide 7 pears and 5 apples?

Correct result:

x =  756

#### Solution:

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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

10 months ago  1 Like
Math student
shouldn't it be (7 2) and (9 2)?

9 months ago  1 Like
Leilani Sue
Why are (7 3) and (9 3) being multiplied?

Zs+ucitel
its 9 choose 3.... its combinations with repetions - and use formula

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)

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