Posted by angela on Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6:01pm.
Mrs. Stewart has 8 pair of sandals, 6 pairs of pants and 12 tshirts. While getting ready to go out for icecream, she exclaims, "I have nothing to wear!" Mr. Stewart respond by telling her exactly how many different outfits she could wear if each outfit considered of a pair of sandals, a pair of pants and a tshirt. How many different outfits consisting of a pair of sandals, a pair of pants and a tshirt could Mrs. Stewart wear to get icecream?
Please help me. I know this is probablity and I am so bad in it. Please help me figure it out. Thanks for your help!!!

algebra  Damon, Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6:16pm
First do a simple problem so you can do it with a tree
say 2 s (for sandals), 2 p (for pants), 2 t (for ts)
at the top, two s
.......s...........s
.....p...p.......p...p
....t.t.t.t.....t.t.t.t
2*2*2 = 8
now
8*6*12 = ?

algebra  angela, Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6:18pm
well thanks! is the answer 576???

try to line up tree branches better  Damon, Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6:19pm
.......s...........s
.....p.....p.........p...p
....t.t...t.t..........t.t..t.t

algebra  Damon, Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6:19pm
Looks like 576 to me

algebra  angela, Sunday, January 18, 2009 at 6:23pm
thanks!!! :)
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