Problem 1.

In how many ways can four letters be put into three mailboxes?
(More than one letter can be put in the same mailbox.)

Solution:

Each letter can be put into any one of three mailboxes. Since there are
four letters, the number of ways that the four letters can be put into three
mailboxes is


3 x 3 x 3 x 3 = 81 (By the counting principle)






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