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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.

    Please rethink this problem.

  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?

  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.

  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

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

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    posted by Jen
  9. Right! :-)

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

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  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.

  12. oh okay well thank you anyway :)

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  13. You're welcome.

  14. 160

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