Elementary Statistics: A Step-by-Step Approach with Formula Card 9th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078136334
ISBN 13: 978-0-07813-633-7

Chapter 4 - Probability and Counting Rules - 4-4 Counting Rules - Exercises 4-4 - Page 235: 12



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There are 2 major roads from city X to city Y and 4 major roads from city Y to city Z. How many different trips can be made from city X to city Z, passing through city Y? The total number of ways is the product of the separate variations $2\times4=8$
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