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 February 3rd, 2010, 06:27 PM #1 Newbie   Joined: Feb 2010 Posts: 6 Thanks: 0 Discrete Math Problem Help Needed ! Fundamental Principles of Couting Problem ! Can AnyOne plz explain how to get the answer for the above question ? Thanks
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 Originally Posted by CRGreathouse Sure. Count the number of ways to seat everyone, count the number of ways to seat the two together, then subtract.
A little more explanation would be appreciated !
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February 4th, 2010, 06:28 AM   #4
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 Originally Posted by amtrbz A little more explanation would be appreciated !
A little more effort would also be appreciated.

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 Originally Posted by amtrbz A little more explanation would be appreciated !
A little more effort would also be appreciated.

If you don't know how to explain the answer.... PLZ don't write any comments !

February 4th, 2010, 10:44 AM   #7
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 Originally Posted by amtrbz If you don't know how to explain the answer.... PLZ don't write any comments !
If you are having trouble, I can help -- but I'm not going to do your work for you. I already told you the basics of how to solve the problem.

February 4th, 2010, 04:11 PM   #8
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 Originally Posted by amtrbz If you don't know how to explain the answer.... PLZ don't write any comments !
If you are having trouble, I can help -- but I'm not going to do your work for you. I already told you the basics of how to solve the problem.

Thanks Anywayz !

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