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Math1313-Section6.3-Blank - Section 6.3 The Multiplication...

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Section 6.3 The Multiplication Principle Generalized Multiplication Principle Suppose a task T 1 can be performed in N 1 ways, a task T can be performed in N ways,…, and , finally a task T can be performed in N ways. Then the number of ways of performing the tasks T 1 , T 2 , …, T in succession is given by the product 2 2 n n n N 1 N 2 N . n Example 1: A coin is tossed 3 times, and the sequence of heads and tails is recorded. a. Determine the number of outcomes of this activity. b. List the outcomes of this experiment by first drawing a tree diagram. Example 2: The Burger Bar offers the following items on its menu: Burger Sides Beverages Desserts Single Meat Fries Tea Cheesecake Double Meat Onion Rings Coffee Brownie Fruit Bowl Soda Cookie Cheddar Peppers Ice Cream Cone If a customer chooses 1 item from each category, how many meals can be made? List 1 meal possible. Section 6.3 – The Multiplication Principle 1
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