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

Please give me a nudge in the right direction

SoggyPerson Apr 30, 2020

#1**+2 **

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

Think factorials

LuckyDucky Apr 30, 2020

#2**+3 **

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

#7**0 **

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

Guest Apr 30, 2020

#8**+1 **

OMG oops I meant exponents (btw I texted soggy person with the chat so clarify)

LuckyDucky
Apr 30, 2020