Solve the following problem by
listing all possible three-item dinners.
A restaurant serves a
three-item dinner special. Patrons may select from chicken, fish or beef for
the main item; one side dish may be selected from fresh vegetables, soup or
salad; and the third item is the beverage, which may be soda, coffee or a
non-carbonated cold drink.
How many different dinners
specials may be ordered?