Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-914-0

Chapter 10 - Section 10.6 - Counting Principles, Permutations, and Combinations - Exercise Set - Page 1103: 30


Total number of different choices of pens with this brand equals to 12.

Work Step by Step

We know that the situation involves making choices with two groups of items. We use the Fundamental Counting Principle to find the number of different choices of pens with this brand. Multiply the number of choices for each of the two groups. That is, $4\times 3=12$ Hence, there are 12 choices of pen with this brand.
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