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1. Helena has 7 oranges, 10 plums and 4 pears in a fruit bowl. She can choose from the following selections:
an orange and a plum, or
a plum and a pear, or
an orange, a plum and a pear.
How many different ways can Helena choose the fruit from the bowl?
2. How many different combinations can you get?
Orange, plum
And plum, orange

Plum pear,
Or pear, plum.

Orange, plum, pear
Orange, pear, plum
Plum, pear orange
Plum, orange, pear
Pear, orange plum
Pear, plum orange
3. Idk, though, what are your thoughts so far?

(Original post by carlsenesque)
Helena has 7 oranges, 10 plums and 4 pears in a fruit bowl. She can choose from the following selections:
an orange and a plum, or
a plum and a pear, or
an orange, a plum and a pear.
How many different ways can Helena choose the fruit from the bowl?
4. (Original post by laurawatt)
Idk, though, what are your thoughts so far?
I am not sure to be honest, I got an answer of 138 ways but i don't know if it is right
5. (Original post by carlsenesque)
I am not sure to be honest, I got an answer of 138 ways but i don't know if it is right
How did you reach this?

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