# An ice cream parlour has 8 flavours of ice cream. Joyce wants a cone with 3 different scoops. She wants chocolate mint on the top. How many different ways can she choose the other 2 flavours?

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Jan 3, 2017

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Since the top scoop is already defined, we only deal with the middle and bottom scoop.

For the bottom scoop she has

For the middle scoop she has

This is a total of *permutations* .

If the order doen't matter, then every of the above choices has a double in reversed order. So the number of *combinations* is: