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 Question 282948: Evaluate each expression. (55) (7) 23 and 5 Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 283307: Hi I've done these questions 3 times and still getting them wrong could someone please help. A board game involves guessing which 1 of 6 characters commited mrder in 1 of 9 rooms with 1 of 6 possible weapons. a) How many different guesses can be made if 1 character, 1 room, and 1 weapon must be guessed? b) You are dealt 6 cards that allow you to eliminate 2 characters and 4 rooms. How many different guesses remain if 1 character, 1 room, and 1 weapon must be chosen? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 283392: I am having trouble figuring this problem out. What is the probability of getting a license plate that has a repeated letter or digit if the sequence is 6 letters followed by 2 numerals, followed by 1 letter (rounded to the nearest 10th. The answer I am coming up with is 76.9%, which is apparently not right. This is how I was figuring it up. (25/26)(24/25)(23/24)(22/23)(21/22)(20/21)+(9/10)(8/9)+(19/20) Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 283804: in how many ways can you choose 2 side dishes out of 8? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 284009: How many different ways are there for a business to select a group of 5 employees for a committee to plan a party from a group of 17 staffers? Not sure whether yo use Permutation or Combination Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 284028: How many ways are there to select 3 books from a shelf of 20 books? Click here to see answer by jim_thompson5910(28476)
 Question 284028: How many ways are there to select 3 books from a shelf of 20 books? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 284257: A teacher gives a quick quiz that has 4 true/false questions and 2 multiple choice questions, each of which has 5 answer choices. In how many ways can the quiz be answered if one answer is given for each question? Click here to see answer by solver91311(16868)

 Question 284329: A NEW TELEPHONE EXCHANGE IS STARTING WITH IN 614 AREA CODE. IF THE NEW EXCHANGE BEGINS WITH 598 FIND THE AMOUNT OF THE NUMBER POSSIBLE. ASSUME THAT DIGITS CAN REPEAT Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 284388: In how many different ways can any 4 of the letters in the following word be arranged? CHAIRS Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)

 Question 285067: How many different 4 digit vehicle number plates can be made if the first digit must not be 6 and no digits may be repeated? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 285154: suppose a license plate contains 2 letters followed by four digits,with the first digit is not zero.How many different license plates can be printed? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 285427: European car licenses have 1 letter, 3 numbers, and 3 letters. [x ooo xxx] How many different combinations are there? Click here to see answer by stanbon(57214)

 Question 285712: can anyone help me with these questions? 1-Professor R flips a fair coin twice. Professor G flips a fair coin three times. What is the probability that Professor R obtains more heads than Professor G? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 285734: find the sum of all the four digit number that can be obtained by using the digits 1,2,3,4 once in each. Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 285733: how many cards must you pick up from a standard 52 card deck to be sure of getting at least one red card. Click here to see answer by toidayma(44)

 Question 285761: how many positive integers less than or equal to 70,are relatively prime 70? Click here to see answer by nabla(475)

 Question 286073: how many ways are there to choose 8 coins from pile containing 100 identical pennies and 80 identical nickels??? Click here to see answer by Edwin McCravy(8879)

 Question 286072: 4 dice are to be tossed. how many different outcomes are posible if the order does not matter?? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 286290: Please help me solve: In how many different ways can a mother distribute three different toys among her seven children if a child may receive anywhere from 0 to 3 of the toys? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286162: A student takes a true-false test consisting of 13 questions. Assuming that the student guesses at each question, find the probability that the student answers exactly 11 questions correctly. Click here to see answer by edjones(7569)

 Question 286819: A freight train is going to carry four tankers, six coal cars, and ten lumber cars. How many different arrangements of cars are possible? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 286843: If six cards are chosen without replacement from a standard deck, how many hands are possible if 1. The six cards can be anything? 2. At least one card is an ace? 3. At least four are clubs? 4. Exactly three of the cards are hearts? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287220: There are 4 boys and 3 girls. What is the probability the boys and girls sit alternately? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 287420: How many different 5-digit codes can be made using the 10 digits if repetition is permitted? Click here to see answer by Alan3354(30940)

 Question 287846: A club consists of five members : {Andre,Beatrice,Claude,Denis,Edith}. How many ways can a president and a secretary be elected if the same person cannot hold both jobs? A 5 B 10 C 20 D 25 E none of these Click here to see answer by dabanfield(803)

 Question 287818: A pin code is a sequence of four numbers, each digit can repeat itself. how many combinations for the code are possible? Click here to see answer by rfer(12644)

 Question 288053: Four tennis players enter a tournament. How many different ways can the pairings be made for the first round games? (A) 3 (B) 6 (C) 8 (D) 12 (E) 24 Click here to see answer by amnd(23)

 Question 288567: a sample of 80 car owners revealed that 24 owned station wagons and 62 owned cars which are not station wagons find the number k of people who owned both a station wagon and some other car? Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 288580: how many different combinations of stamps can you use for an exact postage on a package that requires \$4.95 of stamps if you only have \$0.45 and \$0.20 stamps ? a 1 b 2 c 3 d 4 e 5 Click here to see answer by Theo(3458)

 Question 288705: suppose they are 10 questions on a true false test. what is the probability the person will get all answers correct. without reading them. thank you for the help Click here to see answer by checkley77(12569)

 Question 288815: a computer with an old processor locks up if more than4 applications run simultaneously.if the oner has 20 applications storedin his program file,how many different sets of 4 can he run,so that his computer does not lock up? Click here to see answer by brucewill(101)

 Question 289549: In how many ways can five students be seated in a row of five seats? Click here to see answer by CharlesG2(828)

 Question 290098: In a multiple choice test, there are 5 questions and 4 choices of A, B, C or D. How many ways are there of answering without picking the same answer for 2 consecutive answers? Click here to see answer by richwmiller(9135)

 Question 290138: Using the word Comedic, what are the chances of forming a word that begins with a vowel? Click here to see answer by bcampbell23669(14)