A video store has 8 new releases this week. Each is available on videotape and on DVD. How many ways can a customer choose a new release and a format to rent?
How many ways can six different books be arranged on a shelf if one of the books is a dictionary and it must be on an end?
For a college application, Macawi must select one of five topics on which to write a short essay. She must also select a different topic from the list for a longer essay. How many ways can she choose the topics for the two essays?
An ice cream shop offers a choice of two types of cones and 15 flavors of ice cream. How many different 1-scoop ice cream cones can a customer order?