Asked Jan 11, 2020

FedEx Deliveries With a short time remaining in the day, a FedEx driver has time to make deliveries at 6 locations among the 9 locations remaining. How many different routes are possible?


Expert Answer

Step 1

Here, it is sufficient to use the combination rule.

 Combination Rule:

There are n different items and r number of selections and the selections are made without replacement, then the number of different combinations (order does not matter counts) is given by,

Statistics homework question answer, step 1, image 1
Step 2

In the selection, there are 9 locations and 6 delivery locations are selected. That is, n=9 and r=6.

Substitute 9 for ‘n&rs...

Statistics homework question answer, step 2, image 1

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