Problem: Two systems, each composed of three particles represented by circles, have 30 J of total energy.How many energetically equivalent ways can you distribute the particles in system B?

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Two systems, each composed of three particles represented by circles, have 30 J of total energy.
System  A has all three particles having ten joules of energy. System B has one particle with eight joules, one with ten joules, and one with twelve joules.
How many energetically equivalent ways can you distribute the particles in system B?

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