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**Beaumop** A Masters student in Sales (me) is conducting a sales motivation census. Each question has 16 factors of motivation. The respondent has 16 points available to score 'relative importance' against each or any of the factors. Every score must add up to 16. The respondent is allowed to score ‘all 16 points against one factor’ or ‘1 point against all 16 factors’ or any combination in between; however the total points scored must always add up to 16.

Questions:-

1. How many answer combinations are there?