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Basic Statistics & Probability

Basic Statistics & Probability

Example 1

Maisy is working the counter at Shmaskin Robbins. A hungry customer orders a triple scoop ice cream cone with strawberry, chocolate, and vanilla ice cream.

3 flavors of ice cream

How many different ways could she stack the ice cream flavors on top of each other?

Example 2

Tom, Tristan, Luca, and Pablo are lined up and ready to be picked for kickball teams.  How many different ways can they be picked from first to last?

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