What is the fundamental principle of counting? Provide an example.(finite mathematics)


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In simple terms, the fundamental principle of counting says that if I have m ways of doing one thing and n ways of doing another, the number of ways I can do both is

Suppose I can play soccer or basketball or frisbee (3 games), and I can do any of them indoors or outdoors (2 places). There are 3*2 = 6 possibilities. They are
  soccer indoors, soccer outdoors,
  basketball indoors, basketball outdoors,
  frisbee indoors, frisbee outdoors.

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