Sometimes it's not so easy to figure out the number of possible outcomes, like when you have several items with a number of choices. The Counting Principle can help. With the Counting Principle, all you need to do is multiply the number of choices for each item.
For instance:You have 2 different types of rings, 4 types of hats, and 3 jackets?
How many combinations can you make? Multiply the number of watches by the number of hats
3x4=12 Then multiply that by the number of jackets 12x2=24 There are 24 possible combinations.That's all it is. And that took a lot less time than trying on 24 different outfits, didn't it?



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