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# Mark makes easter eggs. Each egg contains 6 toffees,the toffees being selected from 3 different sorts. How many...?

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different selections are possible if each egg must contain at least one toffee of each sort?

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- roderick_youngLv 71 month ago
Let's say the toffees are A, B, and C.

The egg must have at least one toffee of each sort, so each egg looks like

A B C X X X

where X is one of A, B, or C.

There are 3 choices for each X, and 3 X's, so that's 3*3*3 ways to do it. There's your answer.

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- JJLv 71 month ago
Sorry, I started eating the eggs before I finished counting them. It lost track after 8, so it's at least that many.

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