# Hint to Riddle #71: 6x6 Grid, How Many Ways?

71. You start in the top left corner of a 6x6 grid, your goal is to get to the bottom right corner. You can only move to the right or down. You can't move diagonally and you can't move backwards.

How many different ways are there to get from the start to the finish?

How many different ways are there to get from the start to the finish?

All the moves shown in the diagram (right) would be considered legal.

I would ask you to look at the diagram below.

If there are 9 ways of getting to the square to the left, and 5 ways of getting to the square above how many way are there of getting to the square with the question mark?

You may also want to refresh your memory on Pascal's Triangle.

Where next?

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I would ask you to look at the diagram below.

If there are 9 ways of getting to the square to the left, and 5 ways of getting to the square above how many way are there of getting to the square with the question mark?

You may also want to refresh your memory on Pascal's Triangle.

Where next?

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