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RagingSquirrel
 4 years ago
How many different ways are there to arrange the letters A, B, A, and B?
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RagingSquirrel
 4 years ago
How many different ways are there to arrange the letters A, B, A, and B? 4 6 8 16

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RagingSquirrel
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ABBA AABB BBAA BABA ABAB anything else?

ash2326
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Total no. of letters 4! no. of times A repeated 2! no.o times B repeated 2! so 4!/(2!*2!)= 24/4=6

campbell_st
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well I would have said 24 ways..... 4 choices for the 1st position, 3 choices for the 2nd , 2 choices for the 3rd position and only 1 choice for the 4th postion... 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 =24

phi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@raging BAAB is the 6th sequence @camp both A and B are repeated. when you write down BB that is only one combination. Your way will count it as 2.
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