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    plz 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?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bharathlece
    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?
    Do you mean the language has an alphabet of 4 letters, or that there are four
    distinct alphabets of say 26 letters?

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    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bharathlece
    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.
    Using all 4 we have,
    4^4=256
    Using 3 we have,
    4^4=64
    Using 2 we have,
    4^2=16
    Using 1 we have,
    4^1=4
    Thus, in total we have 340
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    plz , say me how u solved it

    ya, the answer is right but i didnt understand the procedure how u solved.
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