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# Chef is making a new style

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11 Dec 2005, 20:09
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14. Chef is making a new â€œstyleâ€

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11 Dec 2005, 20:19
[quote="Bhai"]14. Chef is making a new â€œstyleâ€

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11 Dec 2005, 20:25
to contain:
lettuce - 2
tomato - 1
pepper - 1
sqaush - 2

to choose from:
lettuce - 8
tomato - 4
pepper - 5
squash - 4

# of ways to choose lettuce - 8C2 = 28
# of ways to choose tomato - 4C1 = 4
# of ways to choose pepper - 5C1 = 5
# of ways to choose squash - 4C2 = 6

# of ways to make salad = 28*4*5*6 = 3360

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11 Dec 2005, 20:30
Bhai wrote:
14. Chef is making a new ?style? of salad, which will contain two kinds of lettuce, one kind of tomato, one kind of pepper and two kinds of squash. If Chef has 8 kinds of lettuce, 4 kinds of tomatoes, 5 types of peppers, and 4 kinds of squash from which to choose, than how many different ?styles? of salad can he make?
(A) 640
(B) 1120
(C) 2240
(D) 3360
(E) 13440

My working as follows
8ways to choose 1 kind of lettuce*7 second lettuce*4 kinds of tomatoe*5kind of pepper*4to choose 1kind of squash*3 to choose 2kind of squash
So 8*7*4*5*4*3=56*20*12=13440

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12 Dec 2005, 15:20
Got - D - 3360 as explained by ywilfred the pro !

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12 Dec 2005, 15:20
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