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Permutation & Combination Self Doubt
How many 4 letter combinations can be made with the help of letters of the word STATISTICS?
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ISI2018MMA10
A new flag of ISI club is to be designed with $5$ vertical strips using some or all of the four colors: green, maroon, red and yellow. In how many ways this can be done so that no two adjacent strips have the same color? $120$ $324$ $424$ $576$
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ISI2019MMA27
A general election is to be scheduled on $5$ days in May such that it is not scheduled on two consecutive days. In how many ways can the $5$ days be chosen to hold the election? $\begin{pmatrix} 26 \\ 5 \end{pmatrix}$ $\begin{pmatrix} 27 \\ 5 \end{pmatrix}$ $\begin{pmatrix} 30 \\ 5 \end{pmatrix}$ $\begin{pmatrix} 31 \\ 5 \end{pmatrix}$
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ISI2019MMA20
Suppose that the number plate of a vehicle contains two vowels followed by four digits. However, to avoid confusion, the letter ‘O’ and the digit ‘0’ are not used in the same number plate. How many such number plates can be formed? $164025$ $190951$ $194976$ $219049$
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ISI2019MMA4
Suppose that $6$digit numbers are formed using each of the digits $1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9$ exactly once. The number of such $6$digit numbers that are divisible by $6$ but not divisible by $9$ is equal to $120$ $180$ $240$ $360$
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ISI2019MMA2
The number of $6$ digit positive integers whose sum of the digits is at least $52$ is $21$ $22$ $27$ $28$
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Rosen 7e Recurrence Relation Exercise8.1 Question no25 page no511
How many bit sequences of length seven contain an even number of 0s? I'm trying to solve this using recurrence relation Is my approach correct? Let T(n) be the string having even number of 0s T(1)=1 {1} T(2)=2 {00, 11} T(3)=4 {001, ... add 0 to strings of length n1 having odd number of 0s T(n)=T(n1) Hence, we have T(n)=2T(n1)
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Kenneth H Rosen 7th edition
Please see example 6. l am not getting the mathematical insight. Can anyone please tell how they are arriving at the answer.
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Rosen 7e Exercise6.5 question 45.b page 433
How many ways can n books be placed on k distinguishable shelves if no two books are the same, and the positions of the books on the shelves matter?
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Madeeasy Discrete Maths notes
How many 5 letter word possible having atleast 2 a's ?
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Self doubt
How is the problem.. Distribute 5 toys such that each of 3 child get atleast 1 Different from sum of 3 no. X+y+z=5 such that each digit >= 1. Plz explain ?
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Combinatorics
There are 6n flowers of one type and 3 flowers of second type, total no. Of garlands possible?
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There is 4 coins 1 paisa, 5 paise, 10 paise, 25 paise using these coins we have to make 50 paisa how many combination can we make ?
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Allen Career Institute: Discrete Mathematics
A certain software was being tested by using error seeding strategy in which $22$ errors were seeded. $14$ of seeded errors were detected apart from $140$ unseeded errors when the code was tested using the complete test suit. Calculate the estimated no. of undetected errors in the code after complete testing _____
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2018_pgee_sample question 1
Three cards are chosen at random from a pack of 52 cards. In how many ways this can be done if all the three cards are of different types? (A) 4 × 13^3 (B) 13 × 12 × 11 (C) 53C13 (D) (3 × 13) / (12 × 11)
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Permutation and Combination
The total number of ways in which 5 balls of different color can be distributed among 3 persons so that each person gets at least one ball is:
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Self Doubt
From a group of 5 woman and 7 man we have to select a committee consisting of 2 woman and 3 men. Find the total number of ways to select such committed if (1 and 2 are a separate question) 1. Four man refuse to be in the same committee 2. 2 woman refuse to be in the same committee.
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GATE20195
Let $U = \{1, 2, \dots , n\}$ Let $A=\{(x, X) \mid x \in X, X \subseteq U \}$. Consider the following two statements on $\mid A \mid$. $\mid A \mid = n2^{n1}$ $\mid A \mid = \Sigma_{k=1}^n k \begin{pmatrix} n \\ k \end{pmatrix}$ Which of the above statements is/are TRUE? Only I Only II Both I and II Neither I nor II
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Letters in boxes  combinations
Q .) The number of ways can 5 letter be put in 3 boxes A, B,C such that A has at least 2 letters. My approach: Number of ways to choose 2 letters out of 5 is 5C2. And for each such combination the remaining 3 letter have 3 choice. Therefore 5C2 * 3^3, but this is incorrect. Please point out the fault in my understanding and also the correct way to solve it
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Arrangement
Number of ways we can arrange 5 books in 3 selves___________
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Arrangement Problem
The number of ways, we can arrange 5 books in 3 shelves ________. Given answer 2520 n=3 r=5 so answer is 31+5 P5= 7p5= 2520 My answer 3*3*3*3*3= 243 Where am I doing wrong? please help
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MadeEasy Subject Test 2019: Combinatory  Permutations And Combinations
Q.The number of ways, we can arrange 5 books in 3 shelves ________.
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Permutation
The number of ways can 5 letter be put into 3 letter boxes A, B, C if letter box A must contain atleast 2 letters ________. Please tell what are the extra cases in this: Choose 2 letters and put in box A – $^5C_2$ Now remaining 3 letters have $3^3$ choices So, $^5C_2 \times 3^3 = 270$
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MadeEasy Full Length Test 2019: Combinatory  Permutations And Combinations
The number of ways 5 letter be put in 3 letter boxes A,B,C. If letter box A must contain at least 2 letters.
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MadeEasy Test Series: Combinatory  Permutations And Combinations
why is my approach giving wrong answer: choose 2 men from 8: 8C2 choose 3 women from 5: 5C3 rest 8 people left ( 8+5 5= 8) , choose 1 from these 8 people = 8C1 Hence after multiplying above three we get 4480 but answer given is 700
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Made Easy Test Series 2019: Combinatory  Permutations And Combinations
in how many ways 6 letters can be placed in 6 envelopes such that at least 4 letters go into their corresponding envelopes ?
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generating function
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#combinatorics
How many ways the letters of the word “AABCCD” can be arranged such that, these neither begin with ‘A’ nor end with D ?
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RRB ALP
No. of ways to arrange the word letters “SEEDING” such that all vowel together Are? 340 360 720 780
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Permutation and combination
In how many different ways can a set of 3n elements be partitioned into 3 subsets of equal number of elements? Isn't this case of distributing distinguishable objects and distinguishable boxes, so the answer should be $(3n)! / ((n!)^3 )$. But ... Can anybody explain? Or post a link where to study all concepts of permutation and combination and counting
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