Discrete Math
posted by
Ron on
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8 trophies can be awarded to 30 people in how many different ways

Discrete Math 
Steve,
Assuming the trophies are identical, or must be awarded in order 1sttolast, then we just need to count the ways of choosing 8 people from 30.
C(30,8) = 5,852,925

Discrete Math 
Anonymous,
5852925