Song: 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover

A song for teaching about the multiplication rule.  Using the popular topic among young adults of relationships, the multiplication principle is memorably illustrated by having Paul Simon's #1 hit song (which states only a half-dozen ways to leave your lover, not 50) revisited to show 50 literal paths for ending a relationship: (5 reasons for the decision) X (5 methods to relay the decision) X  (2 options for handling acquired stuff). The lyrics were written by Larry Lesser from The University of Texas at El Paso to the tune of Simon’s same-titled 1975 song.  The audio recording features vocals by Abeni Merryweather and production by Abeni Merryweather  from UTEP's commercial music program.  The song tied for second place in the 2023 A-mu-sing contest.

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Larry Lesser
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