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Please give the solution to the following problem: -

An 8 oared boat is to be manned by a crew chosen from 11 men, of whom 3 can steer but cannot row, and the rest can row but cannot steer. In how many ways can the crew be arranged, if 2 of the men can only row on bow side?
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New post 14 May 2004, 14:58
I don't understand the last part of this question "if 2 of the men can only row on bow side". This implies that there is a restriction as to the number of men on the stern/bow sides? If yes, some information is missing here.
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I can't make sense out of the last part. Also what is the difference between row and steer. Any explainations welcome.
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New post 14 May 2004, 18:53
there can be many rowers but only one person steering (controlling the direction of the boat). However, the last part does not make sense to me
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