The article The Math Behind 96 Billion Burger Choices tells of a burger restaurant where the options are seemingly endless. The Manhattan restaurant 4food offers 5 buns, 4 add-ons, 12 condiments, 7 cheeses, 4 slices (avocado, mushroom, etc.), 17 scoops (beans, nuts, mac & cheese, etc.), and 8 patties.

The article also delves into the mathematics of determining how many possible burger combinations there are given this vast array of toppings. Assuming one bun and as many as you want of each of the others within the restraints established by 4food, the number of possible combinations is derived as follows:

5 * (2^4) * (2^12) * (2^7) * (2^4) * 18 * 8 = 96,639,764,160.

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