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January 24th, 2010, 05:20 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Jan 2010 Posts: 43 Thanks: 0  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!

January 24th, 2010, 07:49 PM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Dec 2006 From: Lexington, MA Posts: 3,267 Thanks: 408  Re: multinomial combination question Hello, meph1st0pheles! Quote:
 

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