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How many ways are there to arrange the letters of SPELL, where the first letter is L?

 May 26, 2020
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This is your answer:

\(\)\(5!-5\)

Thank you for posting.

 May 26, 2020
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You misunderstood the question! There are: 5! / 2 = 60 permutations. Since there are 5 letters and 2 of them are duplicates, therefore there would be: 60 / 5 =12 x 2 letters that are duplicates = 24 times that each permutation will begin with a letter "L".

 May 26, 2020

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