# Question #8dea3

##### 1 Answer

Jan 25, 2018

They are the same

#### Explanation:

When we say "number of ways", we actually mean "number of different ways", because if two ways are indistinguishable, then they are the same.

For example:

Number of ways a family with 3 children can have 2 girls and 1 boy?

Answer: 3 ways (either GGB, or GBG or BGG)