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    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?
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    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
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    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?
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    (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
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    (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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