## anonymous one year ago Find the permutations in the word football.

1. zzr0ck3r

This is similar to the last one. No matter how you rearrange the letters you will have, at first, 7 choices then 6 then 5 then 4...

2. anonymous

But there is 2 o's and 2 l's

3. anonymous

Would it be 720?

4. zzr0ck3r

It's still asking how many ways to rearange 7 things. thats 7!

5. zzr0ck3r

At least that is how I read it...

6. anonymous

Football is 8 letters not 7

7. zzr0ck3r

woops 8

8. anonymous

The answers are A)1,000 b)720 C)10,080 D)3,600

9. anonymous

Which one is it?

10. jim_thompson5910
11. zzr0ck3r

right, we will get repeats if we do 8!

12. zzr0ck3r

there you go^^^ got to divide out those repeats... Sorry m8 its summer. :)

13. zzr0ck3r

Do you understand?

14. anonymous

So 10,080?

15. zzr0ck3r

correct

16. jim_thompson5910

agreed$\Large \frac{8!}{1!*2!*1!*1!*1!*2!} = 10,080$

17. anonymous

Thanks

18. jim_thompson5910

np