Exam-Style Question on Combinations
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Question id: 601. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2020. The use of a calculator is allowed.
Patty O'Dores is reading the menu in a restaurant.
There are 4 starters, 9 main courses and some desserts on the menu.
Patty is going to choose one starter, one main course and one dessert.
She says there are 360 ways that she can choose her starter, main course and dessert.
How many desserts are on the menu?
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