All combinations of strings that can be used to dial a number
Given a number, print all possible combinations of strings that can be used to dial the given number in a phone with following specifications.
In the given phone, we can dial,
2 using A or B or C,
3 using D or E or F,
8 using T or U or V,
9 using W or X or Y or Z,
1 using only 1
0 using 0.
For example if 23, is the given phone number, the program should print AD, AE, AF, BD, BE, BF, CD, CE, CF
The idea is to store digit to characters mapping in hash map. The map stores all characters that can be used dial a digit. We place every possible character for current digit and recur for remaining digits. Below is Java implementation of this idea.
AD AE AF BD BE BF CD CE CF
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