Last year, we wrote a post about Listing and Counting problems. This type of problem isn’t as common as those that deal with functions or special right triangles, but if you want to maximize your score, you should know how to do these.

Below are six more problems that will give you some practice on these problems. The answers appear at the bottom of this post.

1) Three identical candy bars were distributed between Alice, Brad and Carl. There was no guarantee that each of them would get a candy bar (in other words, one or more of them could have gotten no candy bars at all). If Alice got at least one candy bar, in how many ways could the candy bars have been distributed?

(A) 4

(B) 5

(C) 6

(D) 8

(E) 12

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