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    Pathway probability problem

    The Pop shop is located on a street corner as shown on the diagram. What is that bill pass the Pop Shop on his way to Jill's house if his route is selected randomly?

    See the diagram attach.

    I said there are 35 routs in total and 4 routes to that point.

    4/35?
    Please help
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    Re: Pathway probability problem

    Quote Originally Posted by terminator View Post
    The Pop shop is located on a street corner as shown on the diagram. What is that bill pass the Pop Shop on his way to Jill's house if his route is selected randomly?
    I said there are 35 routs in total and 4 routes to that point.
    There are a total of 35 ways Bill can go to Jill's house.
    There are 4 ways for him to go to the pop shop and 3 ways for him the continue on to Jill's.
    Last edited by Plato; September 30th 2011 at 08:58 AM.
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