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Unformatted text preview: Tram Loading. At a tourist attraction, two trams carry sightseers up a picturesque mountain. One tram can accommodate seven people and the other eight. A busload of 18 tourists arrives, and both the trams are at the bottom of the mountain. Obviously, only 15 tourists can initially go up the mountain. In how many ways can the attendant load 15 tourists onto the two trams? Answer: Seven tourists go onto one tram, eight on the other and three stay at the bottom of the mountain. This can be done in 18! 5,250,960 7!8!3! ways....
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This note was uploaded on 07/30/2011 for the course ECON 1202 taught by Professor Lorettiisabelladobrescu during the Three '11 term at University of New South Wales.
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