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Homework Help: Scores possible at hockey

  1. May 6, 2005 #1
    The final score in a hockey game is 7-2. How many different scores are possible at the end of the second period?

    8x3=24?
     
    Last edited: May 6, 2005
  2. jcsd
  3. May 6, 2005 #2
    provided that the score could have been that early in the game and remained that way then all the permutations would be:

    0 - 0
    0 - 1
    0 - 2
    1 - 0
    1 - 1
    1 - 2
    .......
    ......
    7 - 0
    7 - 1
    7 - 2

    therefore 8 x 3 would be correct
     
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