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when we have to arrange 5 rings in 4 fingers.....what should we consider as the places.....when we consider rings as the places.....each ring can be worn in 4 ways....so total no. of permutation would be 4^5..........but if we consider fingers as the places....then each finger can wear rings in 5 ways....so total no. will be 5^4.....i'm confused.....

when we have to arrange 5 rings in 4 fingers.....what should we consider as the places.....when we consider rings as the places.....each ring can be worn in 4 ways....so total no. of permutation would be 4^5..........but if we consider fingers as the places....then each finger can wear rings in 5 ways....so total no. will be 5^4.....i'm confused..... 

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Prashant Yadav
30 Points
8 years ago

its simple funda is living ^nonlivings

gajanana hegde
23 Points
8 years ago

you have 4 fingers and 5 rings 

the first  ring has 4 places

similary it is 4*4*4*4*4=45

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