Due May 16

This problem is solved by working examples and looking for a pattern. We consider this to be a hard problem, worth 20 points. Send answers and questions to mathstat@uoguelph.ca

View the 3x4 rectangle below as a street map with the lines corresponding to streets. Find a formula for the number of routes from the lower left corner to the upper right if every block you travel must take you closer to your destination.

Hint: Pascal's triangle may help.

Send your answer to mathstat@uoguelph.ca

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