   Chapter 9.2, Problem 1TY ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

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Section ### Discrete Mathematics With Applicat...

5th Edition
EPP + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337694193
Textbook Problem
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# The multiplication rule says that if an operation can be performed in k step can be performed in n i ways 1 ≤ i ≤ k , the ith step can be performed in n i ways (regardless of how previous steps were perfomed), then the operation as a whole can be performed in _______

To determine

To fill in the blanks in the statement, “The multiplication rule says that if an operation can be performed in k steps and each i with 1ik, the ith step can be performed in ni ways, then the operation as a whole can be performed in _____.”

Explanation

Given information:

The statement is given as “The multiplication rule says that if an operation can be performed in k steps and each i with 1ik, the ith step can be performed in ni ways (regardless of how previous steps were performed), then the operation as a whole can be performed in ____.”

Calculation:

As given in the statement, the number of ways the ith step can be can be performed is ni

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