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# in a chess board ( 8X8) , if a person starts from one corner

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in a chess board ( 8X8) , if a person starts from one corner [#permalink]  22 Jul 2003, 20:32
in a chess board ( 8X8) , if a person starts from one corner to goes to the diagonally opposite corner following the rule : he can either go up or go straight ) . How many possible differernt routes are there in such a case......
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U - up
S - straight

UUUUUUUUSSSSSSSS and all the possible combinations of it.

It is 16!/(8!*8!)

OR

16C8
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stolyar wrote:
U - up
S - straight

UUUUUUUUSSSSSSSS and all the possible combinations of it.

It is 16!/(8!*8!)

OR

16C8

Bingo :- thats correct!!!
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