A bag has 3 red, 5 orange, 4 green, and 7 white balls.

How many distinguishable collections of 5 balls can be drawn from the bag?

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- Mar 16th 2007, 06:46 AMsplashCombinations problem
A bag has 3 red, 5 orange, 4 green, and 7 white balls.

How many distinguishable collections of 5 balls can be drawn from the bag? - Mar 16th 2007, 07:54 AMPlato
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Expand the above polynomial. In the expansion the coefficient of x^5 will be the answer.