Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Combinations and Permutations: Sequential Counting Principle

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    An airline has 15 flights from city A to city B and eight flights from city B to city C. In how many ways can you fly from city A to city B.

    that is one type of problem another type is Karen has Five rabbits: 2 black, 2 white, 1 black and white. In how many ways can Karen select two of her rabbits and include at least one black rabbit.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:42 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/math/combinatorics/combinations-permutations-sequential-counting-principle-6945

    Solution Preview

    This problem is known as permutation (arrangement) and combination (selection) problem.

    1) From city A to B there are 15 flights and you have to select one flight out of those 15. Therefore number of methods to select one of those: 15, i.e you have 15 options to select one ...

    Solution Summary

    Two problems are solved using formulas for combinations and permutations.

    $2.19

    ADVERTISEMENT