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# Help 18

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Help 18

Using the letters in the word INNOVATIVE, find the number of permutations that can be formed using 4 letters at a time. Show your work or explain how you got your answer.

Dec 12, 2018

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We just find for 10P4. Thus, the answer is $$\frac{10!}{6!}=10*9*8*7=\boxed{5040}.$$

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Dec 12, 2018
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No tertre!!. It is much more involved than that. Look under her first post here:

https://web2.0calc.com/questions/help-18_10#r1

If we are looking for "distinct" permutations, it is a very different story.

Dec 12, 2018