Combinations of Three Words
Date: 8/28/96 at 3:0:42 From: Timothy R V Foster Subject: Combinations of Three Words I have three columns of 20 words each. I take one word from column 1, one from column 2, and one from column 3, and use them as a string. How many combinations are there?
Date: 8/29/96 at 22:36:5 From: Doctor Jodi Subject: Re: Combinations of Three Words Hi there! Well, if you have no restrictions (on re-use of words, for example), then the number of possibilities is simply 20 * 20 * 20. Hope this helps.... -Doctor Jodi, The Math Forum Check out our web site! http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
Date: 8/30/96 at 4:37:6 From: Timothy R V Foster Subject: Re: mathquest Thanks. I didn't think it would be that easy! Timothy R. V. Foster
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