# Ways to divide objects

• Sep 27th 2007, 03:05 PM
feiyingx
Ways to divide objects
If 8 identical objects are divided amongst 4 people, how many divisions are possible?

Thanks!
• Sep 27th 2007, 03:27 PM
Plato
The number to put K identical objects into N different cells is:
${{K+N-1} \choose {K}}$.
• Sep 27th 2007, 03:49 PM
feiyingx
Thank you. =D