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My 6 year old daughter was complaining that she has filled up the piece of paper given for her maths homework,, so I thought I'd have a look.

Intuitively I thought that given 10 coins of which there are eight possible denominations (1p,2p,5p,10p,20p,50p,£1,£2) there may be quite a lot of possible combinations, so I thought the best way to check this was to knock up a Python script.

That spat out 19,448 combinations.

So I tried to refresh my maths knowledge (okay I Googled it) and came up with the formula:

(n+r-1)! / r!(n-1)! which if I plug in n=8 and r=10 also gives me 19,448 combinations.

I'm wondering if the correct response is to:

a) Buy several boxes of paper of my daughter to write out all the combinations
b) Teach her about factorials and combinations over the Easter break
c) Give up in despair
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Had a great time at Dreamforce.
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Loved the photos - Congratulations to all involved :)
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Had a great day out yesterday at the +BLOODHOUND SSC - 1,000 mph car RBLI event yesterday, helping to build a recording breaking K'NEX model of the Bloodhound SSC.

A great day out, will be running for the next two weekends. Highly recommended.
Latest - This Saturday, 9th August 3pm. Bloodhound SSC Project Director Richard Noble will be at the Royal British Legion site to help build the K'NEX Car. Pre-booking is not essential as tickets will be available on the door; Come along for a great family event!! RBLI Hall Road, Aylesford, ...
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I just love the idea that most of the colour we see is just a construct of our brains and doesn't really exist. It's just how we interpret the world.
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My latest blog post...
 
New blog post from NewVoiceMedia CTO Ashley Unitt - The contact centre of the near future: http://po.st/ZExvKu
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Glad to see that we made the top 100 Cloud-base Enterprise Software Startups
Investments in emerging enterprise software companies increased 53% from Q3 to Q4, 2014  according to MoneyTree Report, a collaborative research initiative between PricewaterhouseCoopers and the National Venture Capital Association.  A graphic from the latest available data shows how software investments were 39% of all investments in Q4, 2014. To determine which [...]
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Here's a gold mine of useful information on monitoring.
 
No one likes to get woken up by a false alarm. Our favorite talks from this week's Monitorama PDX explored identifying and reducing alert fatigue. Check them out:
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Reaching beyond the one percent
 
An engaging interview from ReadWrite - how Eben got into tech, where the Pi came from and where it's going:
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    Software Engineering, 1968 - 1990
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