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1. Six books with different titles have green covers

and three books with different titles have red covers.

In how many ways can the nine books be arranged on a shelf if:

(a) the red books are not to be separated,

(b) the green books are not to be separated,

(c) books of the same color are to be kept together?

(a) Red books are together.

Tape the 3 red books together.

Then we have 7 "books" to arrange: .

These can be arranged in ways.

. . But the 3 red books can be ordered in ways.

Therefore, there are: . arrangements.

(b) Green books are together.

Tape the 6 green books together.

Then we have 4 "books" to arrange: .

These can be arranged in ways.

. . But the 6 green books can be arranged in ways.

Therefore, there are: . arrangements.

(c) Greens together, reds together.

Tape the green books together; tape the red books together.

Then we have 2 "books" to arrange: .

These can be arranged in ways.

But the 6 green books can be ordered in ways.

. . and the 3 red books can be ordered in ways.

Therefore, there are: . arrangements.

2. If a man has 3 suits, 4 shirts, 10 ties, 6 pairs of socks, 2 hats,

and 3 pairs of shoes, in how many ways can he be dressed?

Assuming that he chooses one of each item of clothing,

. . there are: . ways.