4)In an island there r tribals who speak lang of atmost 4 words.Lang consists of 4 alphabets.How many words can be formed in that language?

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- Mar 6th 2006, 08:30 PMbharathleceplz solve
4)In an island there r tribals who speak lang of atmost 4 words.Lang consists of 4 alphabets.How many words can be formed in that language?

- Mar 6th 2006, 08:47 PMCaptainBlackQuote:

Originally Posted by**bharathlece**

distinct alphabets of say 26 letters?

RonL - Mar 6th 2006, 10:07 PMbharathlece
4)In an island there r tribals who speak lang of atmost 4 words.Lang consists of 4 alphabets.How many words can be formed in that language?

ya, their language has only 4 distinct alphabets say a,b,c,d. - Mar 7th 2006, 01:20 PMThePerfectHackerQuote:

Originally Posted by**bharathlece**

$\displaystyle 4^4=256$

Using 3 we have,

$\displaystyle 4^4=64$

Using 2 we have,

$\displaystyle 4^2=16$

Using 1 we have,

$\displaystyle 4^1=4$

Thus, in total we have 340 - Mar 7th 2006, 07:41 PMbharathleceplz , say me how u solved it
ya, the answer is right but i didnt understand the procedure how u solved.