# In How Many Ways Can 5 Different Balls Be Distributed Among Three Boxes? - Mathematics

In how many ways can 5 different balls be distributed among three boxes?

#### Solution

Each ball can be distributed in 3 ways.
∴  Required number of ways in order to distribute 5 balls =3xx3xx3xx3xx3=243

Concept: Permutations
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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Class 11 Mathematics Textbook
Chapter 16 Permutations
Exercise 16.2 | Q 45 | Page 16