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# A certain company assigns employees to offices in such a way

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A certain company assigns employees to offices in such a way [#permalink]  02 Sep 2004, 15:33
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A certain company assigns employees to offices in such a way that some of the offices can be empty and more than one employee can be assigned to an office. In how many ways can the company assign 3 employees to 2 different offices?

A. 5
B. 6
C. 7
D. 8
E. 9
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I got D too.

Just a note to tell you that practise will help to solve these questions.
In the beginning I always used numbers for the number of employees, and therefore I got to an total of 4 possibilities.

0 3
3 0
1 2
2 1

With a lot of practise at the gmatclub I understand now better that the two employees are interchangeable. Conclusion: gmatclub really helps to understand the problems and solutions.

Regards,

Alex
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