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combinationsI have a little Mexican restaurant. We offer a makeyourown menu. I would like to know how many possible combinations exist. #2 20120804 05:39:15
Re: combinationsHi CEHolcomb Last edited by anonimnystefy (20120804 08:36:48) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #3 20120804 05:40:57
Re: combinationsFirst multiply the number of options available in steps 1, 2, and 4. This gives you 6 meat options X 4 rice/bean options X 8 salsa options (assuming you can choose no salsa) = 192. Multiply those together and you get a total of 192 X 32768 = 6,291,456 possible combinations. Wrap it in bacon #4 20120804 05:48:24
Re: combinationsIt looks like it all depends on whether you can choose no salsa or not. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #5 20120804 06:56:31
Re: combinationsHi CEHolcomb; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #6 20120804 07:32:10
Re: combinationsHi CEHolcomb! Writing "pretty" math (two dimensional) is easier to read and grasp than LaTex (one dimensional). LaTex is like painting on many strips of paper and then stacking them to see what picture they make. #7 20120804 07:42:38
Re: combinationsHi noelevans The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #8 20120804 07:46:52
Re: combinationsYou are right stefy! I think I pulled in a "dyslexia" moment. Humongous anyway, eh? Writing "pretty" math (two dimensional) is easier to read and grasp than LaTex (one dimensional). LaTex is like painting on many strips of paper and then stacking them to see what picture they make. #9 20120804 07:50:40
Re: combinationsThere is only one answer. I will be eating till I explode. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #10 20120804 07:54:29
Re: combinationsWe were talking about the number of potential answers that were posted here. Eat what? Last edited by anonimnystefy (20120804 07:54:45) The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #11 20120804 07:58:48
Re: combinationsI believe I got the little guy. Oh, he will wiggle but I will reel him in! In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #12 20120804 08:00:38
Re: combinationsThe little guy? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #13 20120804 08:04:40
Re: combinationsYou know him. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #14 20120804 08:07:53
Re: combinationsBut I gave the correct answer first. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #15 20120804 08:23:26
Re: combinationsHmmm. I think I was first, please check post #2 In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #16 20120804 08:26:40
Re: combinationsPost #2 is mine. And the answer is the same as yours. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #17 20120804 08:50:00
Re: combinationsWhy it is! Very good. I could have sworn that 5 was on the bottom but now I see it is on the top like it belongs. Me olde eyes failing me again. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #18 20120804 09:24:26
Re: combinationsHi bobbym The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #20 20120804 19:31:27
Re: combinationsThen there's nothing to discuss. We wait to see if the OP has any questions. The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #21 20120804 20:47:51
Re: combinationsI have several questions for the OP. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #22 20120804 23:32:17
Re: combinationsWhich questions? The limit operator is just an excuse for doing something you know you can't. “It's the subject that nobody knows anything about that we can all talk about!” ― Richard Feynman “Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment #23 20120805 00:51:45
Re: combinationsIt would be where do I go to get my dinner. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 