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The county-mandated guidelines at a certain community college specify that for the introductory English class, the professor may choose one of three specified novels, and choose two from a list of 5 specified plays. Thus, the reading list for this introductory class is guaranteed to have one novel and two plays. How many different reading lists could a professor create within these parameters?

A. 15
B. 30
C. 90
D. 150
E. 360

The OA is B

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Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:42 pm
Source: Magoosh

The county-mandated guidelines at a certain community college specify that for the introductory English class, the professor may choose one of three specified novels, and choose two from a list of 5 specified plays. Thus, the reading list for this introductory class is guaranteed to have one novel and two plays. How many different reading lists could a professor create within these parameters?

A. 15
B. 30
C. 90
D. 150
E. 360

The OA is B
Solution:

The number of different reading lists that a professor could create within these parameters is:

3C1 x 5C2 = 3 x 10 = 30

Answer: B

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