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Maximum Possible Combinations


Date: 1/23/96 at 3:32:55
From: Raphael Oscar Rues

Hello,

I wonder if you can tell me how can I calculate the following:

...Which is the maximal number of possibilities that I can obtain for 
n = digit?  - like having a phone number with 9 digits.  How many 
users could I theoretically cover? 

Thanks in advance for your help,

Regards,
Raphael


Date: 6/12/96 at 22:36:13
From: Doctor Jodi

Hi there!  If you have a 9 digit phone number with any digit from 
0-9 in each of the 9 places, you multiply 

10 digits * 10 digits * 10 digits * 10 digits * 10 digits * 10 digits *
10 digits * 10 digits * 10 digits

Since each of 9 times you have 10 choices for the number.

-Doctor Jodi,  The Math Forum

    
Associated Topics:
High School Permutations and Combinations

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