#### Question

Three letters are dictated to three persons and an envelope is addressed to each of them, the letters are inserted into the envelopes at random so that each envelope contains exactly one letter. Find the probability that at least one letter is in its proper envelope

#### Solution

Let *L*_{1}, *L*_{2}, *L*_{3} be three letters and *E*_{1}, *E*_{2}, and *E*_{3} be their corresponding envelops respectively.

There are 6 ways of inserting 3 letters in 3 envelops. These are as follows:

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Solution Three Letters Are Dictated to Three Persons and an Envelope is Addressed to Each of Them, the Letters Are Inserted into the Envelopes at Random So that Each Envelope Contains Exactly One Letter. Find the Probability that at Least One Letter is in Its Proper Envelope Concept: Probability - Probability of 'Not', 'And' and 'Or' Events.