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anonymous
 one year ago
You have checked out b books from the library, where b is a number greater than 5. You plan to read three of the books and return them at the end of this week. In how many ways can you pick the books you will read first, second, and third?
anonymous
 one year ago
You have checked out b books from the library, where b is a number greater than 5. You plan to read three of the books and return them at the end of this week. In how many ways can you pick the books you will read first, second, and third?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A. b3 ways B. (b3  3b2 + 2b) ways C. (b3  9b2 + 27b  27) ways D. (5b  3) ways

kropot72
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There are b choices for the first book, (b  1) choice for the second choice and (b  2) choices for the third. \[\large Number\ of\ choices=b \times (b1)\times (b2)=you\ can\ multiply\ out\]

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I guess Not D

kropot72
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Partially multiplying out, the number of ways is given by\[\large b(b^{2}3b+2)=you\ can\ multiply\ out\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Honestly, this makes no sence to me

arindameducationusc
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay, do you know distributive law?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I got B. Is that correct?

kropot72
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes, b is the correct choice of answer.
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