# Math Help - Number of possibilities?

1. ## Number of possibilities?

A class of 20 is selecting a new president, with 5 candidates. How many different ways can the tally come out?

2. Originally Posted by TeaWithoutMussolini
A class of 20 is selecting a new president, with 5 candidates. How many different ways can the tally come out?
Look at this thread.
The votes are identical and the candidates are distinct.

3. Is it 10626?

4. Originally Posted by TeaWithoutMussolini
Is it 10626?
Is that $\binom{20+5-1}{20}~?$

5. Indeed it is.