Posted by **Albert** on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 9:32am.

Carlos goes to a local deli for lunch and orders a sandwich. He needs to choose a bread, a meat, a vegetable, a cheese and a source. How many sandwich combinations are possible? Assume Carlos always pick only one item from each category. Bread: Italian, Rye, Wheat, White and Seasame seed. Meat: Rost beef, ham, trukey, salami, chorizo, pulled poke. Vegetable: Lettuce, tomato, onion, green peppers, avocado. Cheese: American, cheddar, swiss, jalapeno, munsstar and colby jeck. Source: mayonnaise, balsamic, vinegar, ranch, chipotte, barbeque.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:22am
If you are studying this topic, this question is almost too elementary.

number of breads: 5

meats : 6 (what is pulled poke)

veggies : 6

cheese: 6

Source ? : 6

number of possible sandwiches

= 5x6x6x6x6 = 6480

Now the question becomes more interesting if you assume that he may or may not choose any or part of the listing

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