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Frank Alberto B.

asked • 05/27/18

How many ways can I park 5 cars?

I have 5 cars (a BMW, a Chevy, a Fiat, a Honda, and a Kia) and 8 parking lots. How many ways can I distribute these over the available slots?
I thought the solution to the problem was simply calculating C(8,5)=56 but the answer is wrong. Am I missing something?

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