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Math 184A
First Exam
22 October 2003
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1. (20 pts.) Consider the threedigit numbers that do not begin with zero and also have
all digits distinct. For example, 342, 901, and 123 are allowed but 034, 122 and 474
are not allowed.
(a) How many are there?
(b) How many have the sum of their digits odd? (For example, 342 and 126 have
odd sums.)
Hint
: You might consider cases depending on which digits are odd and which are
even.
2. (10 pts.)
Consider the strictly decreasing functions from
{
1
,
2
,
3
}
to
{
1
,
2
,...,
99
}
ordered lexicographically.
(This is the usual ordering.)
What is the rank of the
function whose oneline form is 6,3,1?
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