## Discussion Forum

Que. | Let A be a sequence of 8 distinct integers sorted in ascending order. How many distinct pairs of sequences, B and C are there such that (i) each is sorted in ascending order, (ii) B has 5 and C has 3 elements, and (iii) the result of merging B and C gives A? |

a. | 2 |

b. | 30 |

c. | 56 |

d. | 256 |

Answer:56 |