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AMC 8 2019 – Stick and Dot Method

Try this problem from AMC 8 2019 Problem 25. It involved Bijiection Principle from combinatorics, in particular the stick and bar method.

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Understand the problem

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By Ashani Dasgupta

Ph.D. in Mathematics from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (USA)
Founder - Faculty at Cheenta

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