06 - Consider the following problem A value meal package at...

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Unformatted text preview: Consider the following problem: A value meal package at Ron's Subs consists of a drink, a sandwich, and a bag of chips. There are 5 types of drinks to choose from, 3 types of sandwiches, and 2 types of chips. How many different value meal packages are possible? Use the Fundamental Counting Principle. The experiments or tasks involved are choosing a drink, choosing a sandwich, and choosing a bag of chips. There are 5 types of drinks, 3 types of sandwiches, and 2 types of chips from which to choose. So, there are 5 possible outcomes for the choice of drink, 3 outcomes for the choice of sandwich, and 2 outcomes for the choice of chips. The number of value meal packages possible is the product (number of drinks ) - ( number of sandwiches ) - ( number of chips ). So, the number of value meal packages possible is (5)'(3)'(3):30 ...
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