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Terry is having lunch at a salad bar. There are two types of lettuce to choose from, as well as three types of tomatoes, and four types of olives. He must also choose whether or not to have one of the two types of soup on the side. If Terry has decided to have the salad and soup combo and he picks one type of lettuce, one type of tomato, and one type of olive for his salad, how many total options does he have for his lunch combo?

A. 9
B. 11
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D. 48
E. 54

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Terry is having lunch at a salad bar. There are two types of lettuce to choose from, as well as three types of tomatoes, and four types of olives. He must also choose whether or not to have one of the two types of soup on the side. If Terry has decided to have the salad and soup combo and he picks one type of lettuce, one type of tomato, and one type of olive for his salad, how many total options does he have for his lunch combo?

A. 9
B. 11
C. 24
D. 48
E. 54


Terry can pick one lunch salad bar....we can choose lettuce 2c1 , tomotoes - 3c1 and olives - 4c1...

Two types of soups , if he picks one then 2c1 ways.

Terry decided to have the combo : Soup + salad...Hmmm...

Using the above information, we get ( 2c1 * 2c1* 3c1 * 4c1 ) = 48..

IMO option D is correct answer..

OA please...will correct if I missed anything...
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Bunuel wrote:
Terry is having lunch at a salad bar. There are two types of lettuce to choose from, as well as three types of tomatoes, and four types of olives. He must also choose whether or not to have one of the two types of soup on the side. If Terry has decided to have the salad and soup combo and he picks one type of lettuce, one type of tomato, and one type of olive for his salad, how many total options does he have for his lunch combo?

A. 9
B. 11
C. 24
D. 48
E. 54


The number of ways to select his lunch is:

2 x 3 x 4 x 2 = 48 ways.

Answer: D
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