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Sheet # 5 Critical Thinking - Combinations

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Jared bought 3 cars at a store. One was blue, one was red and one was black. He parks them in a straight line. How many different ways can he park the cars, and still keep them in the same straight line?

Answers for sheet # 5

Blue (B),
Red (R)
Black (BK)


1) blue red black
2) blue black red
3) red blue black
4) red black blue
5) black blue red
6) black red blue

Total combinations = 3 x 2 = 6