## Solution :

The number of ways of distributing n identical things in m different boxes is \(^{n-1}C_{m-1}\)

So, Required number of ways = \(^{8-1}C_{3-1}\)

= \(^7C_2\)

= 21

The number of ways of distributing n identical things in m different boxes is \(^{n-1}C_{m-1}\)

So, Required number of ways = \(^{8-1}C_{3-1}\)

= \(^7C_2\)

= 21