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# Please give a hint (Don't solve)!!!!!

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How many ways can you distribute 4 different balls among 4 different boxes?

Please give me a nudge in the right direction

Apr 30, 2020

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We have 4 choices for each ball, and each choice is independent.

Think factorials

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YESSSSSS

Thank you so much lucky ducky ur the best (and not just giving me a 1 word answer) now I know what to do!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!.

SoggyPerson  Apr 30, 2020
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Of course just here to help and not to do your homework!

LuckyDucky  Apr 30, 2020
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Lol thx

SoggyPerson  Apr 30, 2020
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OK I got 256 because 4^4 is that right?

SoggyPerson  Apr 30, 2020
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Yup looks good to me!

LuckyDucky  Apr 30, 2020
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LuckyDucky you said to think factorials. The answer is 4^4 so where do you use the factorials?

Guest Apr 30, 2020
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OMG oops I meant exponents (btw I texted soggy person with the chat so clarify)

LuckyDucky  Apr 30, 2020
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Yup!

SoggyPerson  Apr 30, 2020
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Ok I understand.

How come someone gave me a minus heart on my question?

Guest Apr 30, 2020
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No idea?

LuckyDucky  Apr 30, 2020