Possible outcomes

## A quiz has 5 questions with 4 answer choices each find the number of possible outcomes

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# 1 Answer

Think of it like this:

- you have 4 objects (the 4 answer options, a, b, c, and d)
- You are going to chose a group of 5, and the order matters (your answer to question #1 is independent of your choice on #3)
- Repetition is allowed (you can answer "c" on all of the questions if you want to)

This is a simple **permutation. Use the formula:**

**n^r**

where n is the number of objects (the number of answer choices)

and r is the number of objects you will choose (5, one answer for each question)

To solve:

4^5

1,024 <--- your answer!

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