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Find the number of ways to arrange the letters A, B, B, C, C, C. (Both B's are identical, and all three C's are identical.)

 

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Alison has five different hats, six different bracelets, and seven cats. She wants to take a selfie with a hat, a bracelet, and two cats. How many different selfies can she take?

 

Can someone please explain to me these problems?

 Mar 5, 2019
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1. 2 B's and 2 C's repeat, so the total number of possible ways to arrange it is \(\frac{6!}{2!*3!}=\boxed{60}.\)

 

2. I think the answer is \(\binom{5}{1}*\binom{6}{1}*\binom{7}{2}=\boxed{630}. \)

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 Mar 5, 2019
edited by tertre  Mar 5, 2019
edited by tertre  Mar 5, 2019
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For some reason it says that #1 is wrong? 

Guest Mar 5, 2019
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Tertre probably just made a typo...it should be

 

6! / (2! * 3! ) =    720 / (2 * 6)  =  720 / 12  =    60  ways

 

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Mar 5, 2019
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Yes, thank you! 

tertre  Mar 5, 2019
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No prob....easy to make mistakes on here.....

 

cool cool cool

CPhill  Mar 5, 2019

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