SAT Math 1.1 Numbers and Operations

SAT Math 1.1 Numbers and Operations. How many combinations of beverage and cereal can be made?

LanguageEnglish Language
Numbers and OperationsCounting Problems
Ratios, Proportions, and Percents
Passport to Advanced MathInterpreting nonlinear expressions
ProbabilityCombinations
Product TypeSAT Math
SAT MathNumbers and Operations
Statistics and ProbabilityProbability
Understand and interpret independence and conditional probability
Understand independence and conditional probability

Transcript

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First, let's count the number of drink choices and the number of cereal choices.

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We count 3 drink choices and 4 cereal choices. We want to figure out how many drink and cereal

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combinations we can make.

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Some potential breakfast combinations could be chocolate milk and Corn Flakes, Orange

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Juice and Froot Loops, 2% milk and Raisin Bra

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We could just list all of them, but that would take a while. There's a better way.

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There are 3 drink choices, and each drink can be paired with 4 different cereals.

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That means all we have to do is multiply 3 by 4

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to get that there are a total of 12 combinations.

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The correct answer is (D).

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Now don't forget to eat the most important meal of the day.