Casework

Casework is solving counting or probability problems by considering the different cases and adding them together. While casework is sometimes the most elegant method of solution, it may be considered brute force when a more elegant solution exists.


Video Introduction

This is a great video for learning the basics of casework, complementary counting, and overcounting: https://youtu.be/Zhsb5lv6jCI

Example Problems and Solutions

Introductory

Intermediate

See also

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