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# A linen shop has a certain tablecloth that is available in 8 sizes and

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A linen shop has a certain tablecloth that is available in 8 sizes and 10 colors. What is the maximum possible number of different combinations of size and color available?

A. 9
B. 18
C. 40
D. 80
E. 90

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11 Mar 2019, 04:47
Number of Sizes available i.e. m=8

Number of colors available i.e. n=10

Using Fundamental principle of counting, Maximum possible ways are M*N ways i.e. 8*10=80

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11 Mar 2019, 06:10
Bunuel wrote:
A linen shop has a certain tablecloth that is available in 8 sizes and 10 colors. What is the maximum possible number of different combinations of size and color available?

A. 9
B. 18
C. 40
D. 80
E. 90

8 sizes and each size has 10 colors each
so
8*10 = 80
IMO D
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14 Mar 2019, 09:19
Bunuel wrote:
A linen shop has a certain tablecloth that is available in 8 sizes and 10 colors. What is the maximum possible number of different combinations of size and color available?

A. 9
B. 18
C. 40
D. 80
E. 90

The maximum number of combinations of size and color is 8 x 10 = 80.

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16 Mar 2019, 17:14
Total no. of combinations possible = 8*10 = 80 i.e. D
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