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January 24th, 2010, 05:20 PM   #1
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multinomial combination question

The question verbatim is: 8 new teachers are to be divided among 4 schools, how many divisions are possible? The answer is 65536 but I can't seem to arrive at this many divisions. Any help or incite would be great!
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Re: multinomial combination question

Hello, meph1st0pheles!

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8 new teachers are to be divided among 4 schools.
How many divisions are possible?
(The answer is 65536.)





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