Lesson: Counting With Repetition Where Order Does Not MatterMathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to use combinations to count with repetition where order does not matter.
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Worksheet: 7 Questions • 3 Videos
A magician wants to hide 4 identical balls in 16 boxes. More than one ball can be placed in a box. In how many ways can the balls be hidden?
Three friends are in a tapas restaurant. They would like to order 6 dishes to share. There are 15 different options on the menu. Given that they can choose multiple dishes of the same type, how many different possible ways can they order 6 dishes to share?
Twenty passengers get on an airport shuttle. The shuttle route includes six hotels, and each passenger gets off the shuttle at his/her hotel. The driver records how many passengers leave the shuttle at each hotel. How many different possibilities exist?