A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
anonymous
 4 years ago
suppose there are 8 roads connecting town A to town B and 5 roads connecting town B to town C. In how many ways can a person travel from A to C via B?
anonymous
 4 years ago
suppose there are 8 roads connecting town A to town B and 5 roads connecting town B to town C. In how many ways can a person travel from A to C via B?

This Question is Closed

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0as there are eight roads there are eight options to get to town b. there are five options to get to town c. therefore you must do 8 (original options a  b) * 5 (options bc)

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I do no understand the formula

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok sorry,a  b means the road from town a to b b  c means the road from town b to c

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0another way to think about it it there are 8 ways to get to the first road of b to c there are eight ways to get to the second road of b to c and so on until the fifth road of b to c so you have 5 lots of 8 options thus 5*8

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok i think i understand. thank you
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.