You run pizza shop and have 8 different toppings that a customer can order. The customer can order any combination of topping including none but they cannot have double of any toppings. How many different pizza combinations can be ordered?
Math - Reiny, Monday, May 7, 2012 at 8:01pm
This becomes a question of the number of subsets with 8 elements.
number of subsets = 2^8 or 256
Notice that this would include the nullset, correponing with "no items" and the the set of all elements, your "loaded pizza"
Math - Ben, Monday, May 7, 2012 at 8:03pm
Math - Reiny, Monday, May 7, 2012 at 8:07pm