Monday

December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

Posted by **avm** on Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 9:21pm.

- Gr.12 Data Management -
**Reiny**, Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at 9:48pmThis type of problem always leads to a lively discussion.

Problem: can the beads be moved past the claps ?

If so, does moving one or more beads from one side to the other without opening the clasp constitute a different necklace?

The general answer to that is no.

(Think of some keys on a keyring.

Flipping the keys around on the ring does not produce a different keyring arrangement, nor does turning the keyring over, only opening the ring itself will produce a new keychain. )

So here is my solution:

Use one of the beads as a "marker", then the others can be arranged in 11! ways.

We then have to divide by 2 to eliminate the opposite order of beads which would not be a new necklace

so I would say: 11!/2

- Gr.12 Data Management -
**Logan**, Monday, October 1, 2012 at 7:59pmIts 12!/2 man

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

5th grade math help - a bead shop sells wooden beads for 3 dollars each and ...

math last one help - a bead shop sells wooden beads for 3 dollars each and glass...

Math - The ratio of Maya's beads to Kayla's beads was12:7. After Maya bought ...

math - Bari has 180 Mardi Gras beads. 2/3 of the beads are green. 40% of the ...

math - Bari has 180 Mardi Gras beads. 2/3 of the beads are green. 40% of the ...

math - Tom has a total of 95 beads. He has 20 more red beads than blue beads. He...

statistics - a pouch contains 97 green beads 72 red beads and 7 yellow beads. ...

statistics - A pouch contains 59 green beads 78 red beads an 50 yellow beads how...

Math - Michelle is making 8 identical necklaces by stringing beads together. To ...

MATH PLEASE HELP!!!!! - Ms. Goldfarb has 12 turquoise beads and 3 times as many ...