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20 identical marbles of green colour and 20 identical marbles of white colour can be arranged in a row in how many ways so that no two same colour marbles are adjacent?
$\begin{array}{1 1} (20 \!)^ 2 \\ 2.(20 \!)^2 \\ 2\\ 1\end{array}$
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Fix all the white marbles in one way (since the marbles are identical.)
Then fix all the green marbles in one way in between the white ones.
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Fix all the green ones first and then fix the white ones in between the green ones.
in 1 way
$\therefore$ The required no. of arrangements = 1+1=2 ways.
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