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  • one year ago

Help please! How may permutations of the word “spell” are there? There are ________ways.

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  1. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    lol hi again!

  2. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    how many letters are there?

  3. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    that is not a hard question, just count them, then we can go from there

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    5

  5. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    ok good so if all the letters were different (they are not) then the answer would be \[5!=5\times 4\times 3\times 2\]

  6. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    but you have two letters that are the same, namely the "l"

  7. misty1212
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    so in this case it is \[\frac{5!}{2}=5\times 4\times 3\](the 2's cancel)

  8. anonymous
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    which the answer is??

  9. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    whatever you get when you multiply

  10. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i got 60 correct?

  11. anonymous
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    i got 60 too?

  12. anonymous
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    60

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i swear its 60

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    i know it is

  15. misty1212
    • one year ago
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    lol yeah \[\huge\color{red}{60}\]

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    misty right? <3

  17. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Thanks Misty you're awesome

  18. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    your a hero

  19. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    lol

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