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If ${ }^{20} C_{r+1}={ }^{20} C_{r-10}$ then find the value of ${ }^{10} C_{r}$.




Given: ${ }^{20} C_{r+1}={ }^{20} C_{r-10}$ Need to find: Value of ${ }^{10} C_{r}$ We know, one of the

property of combination is: If ${ }^{n} C_{r}={ }^{n} C t$, then,

(i) $r=t$ OR

(ii) $r+t=n$ We can't apply the property

(i) here. So we are going to use property

(ii) ${ }^{20} \mathrm{Cr}+1={ }^{20} \mathrm{Cr}-10$ By the property

(ii), $\Rightarrow r+1+r-10=20 \Rightarrow 2 r=29 \Rightarrow r=14.5$. We need to find out the value of ${ }^{10} \mathrm{C}_{\mathrm{r}}$. But here $r$ can't be a rational number. Therefore the value of ${ }^{10} C_{r}$ can't be find out.


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