# Math

For a trip a woman packed 8 tops, 4 skirts, and 5 pairs of shoes. How many different outfits can she wear?

is it 12/17??

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1. You're not looking for a fraction.

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2. it is 12:17?

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posted by Jen
3. Jen -- how can you have a fraction of a ration of an outfit?

How many different outfits can she wear?

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4. 17 different outfits?

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posted by Jen
5. No.

I suggest you draw this problem. Draw 8 tops, 4 skirts, and 5 pairs of shoes.

She can wear each of the tops with each of the skirts and each pair of shoes.

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6. so 8 different outfits??? im confused :(

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posted by Jen
7. Please check these explanations for this kind of problem.

http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1199743053

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8. oh okay so its 8*4*5 = 160 outfits correct?

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posted by Jen
9. Right! :-)

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10. yay! :) thanks! can you help me with the other problems i posted? i would greatly appreciate it! thank you :)

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posted by Jen
11. I've already helped you with the ones I know.

I'm not a math teacher, and my math skills and knowledge don't go much beyond 7th grade.

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12. oh okay well thank you anyway :)

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posted by Jen
13. You're welcome.

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14. 160

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