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# In your closet you have three different dress shirts and six different ties. Tomorrow night you have a band concert and you must wear one dress shirt and.

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In your closet you have three different dress shirts and six different ties. Tomorrow night you have a band concert and you must wear one dress shirt and a tie. How many different combinations of shirts and ties can you make from your closet?

3 shirts © 6 ties = 18 combinations

The current state senator is up for re-election and needs to create new campaign signs to stick in the ground. she can choose from 4 fonts and three different colors for each font. How many different looking signs can she make?

4 fonts © 3 colors = 12 signs

Now the senator must choose between 10 different colored backgrounds for the lawn signs? Now how many different lawn signs can she make?

12 signs © 10 backgrounds = 120 combinations

At lunch today you have several choices if you choose to buy lunch. For a main course you can have pizza, a chicken patty, or a sub. As a side you can choose from french fries, applesauce, pasta salad, or soup. Finally, you can have your choice of an ice cream sandwich or hot pretzel for dessert. How many combinations of meals can you have if you can only choose one item from main course, side, and dessert.

3 main courses © 4 sides © 2 desserts = 24 meals

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