Distributions A man bought three vanilla ice-cream cones, two chocolate cones, four strawberry cones, and five butter-scotch cones for his children. In how many ways can he distribute the cones among his children?
The number of ways of distribution of the cones among children.
The total number of children is
The total number of flavors available is
The total number of vanilla cones is
The total number of chocolate cones is
The total number of strawberry cones is
The total number of butter scotch cones is
The number of permutations of objects of which are of one kind, are of second kind, are of kind and so on, is
Substitute the values, for , for , for
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