MAT 142 Problem set

Unit: Probability

Topic: Introduction to counting methods

Directions: Solve the following problems. Please show your work and explain your reasoning.

- Suppose you have socks loose in a drawer. You have a black sock, a gray sock and a tan sock.

How many outcomes are there for selecting 2 socks?

a. Make a tree diagram to model the selection of 2 socks WITHOUT REPLACEMENT. (That

is, you keep the sock out of the drawer and there is now one less sock to choose from)

b. How many ways can you select 2 socks without replacement?

c. How many ways can you get a black and a tan sock?

- LaDonna works at a western themed restaurant. She has to wear jeans with a white shirt and a

bola tie. She has 3 pairs of jeans, 4 white shirts and 2 bola ties. How many different outfits can

she make?

MAT 142

Euler

**Excerpt from file: **MAT 142 Problem set Unit: Probability Topic: Introduction to counting methods Directions: Solve the following problems. Please show your work and explain your reasoning. 1. Suppose you have socks loose in a drawer. You have a black sock, a gray sock and a tan sock. How many outcomes are there for

**Filename: **
3.1Intro to counting methods.pdf

**Filesize: **
< 2 MB

**Downloads: **
2

**Print Length: **
2 Pages/Slides

**Words: **
178

Surround your text in `*italics*`

or `**bold**`

, to write a math equation use, for example, `$x^2+2x+1=0$`

or `$$\beta^2-1=0$$`

Stats

Views: 2

Asked: 3 years ago