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# How many different combinations can be made with the word ' onomatopoeia '

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How many different combinations can be made with the word ' onomatopoeia '

Guest Apr 28, 2015

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First you know there is 12 letters

onomatopoeia

oooonmaatpei  (organised)

There is more of one letter. 4 O's.  2 A's.

So

$${\frac{{\mathtt{12}}{!}}{\left({\mathtt{4}}{!}{\mathtt{\,\times\,}}{\mathtt{2}}{!}\right)}} = {\mathtt{9\,979\,200}}$$

MathsGod1  Apr 28, 2015
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First you know there is 12 letters

onomatopoeia

oooonmaatpei  (organised)

There is more of one letter. 4 O's.  2 A's.

So

$${\frac{{\mathtt{12}}{!}}{\left({\mathtt{4}}{!}{\mathtt{\,\times\,}}{\mathtt{2}}{!}\right)}} = {\mathtt{9\,979\,200}}$$

MathsGod1  Apr 28, 2015
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Thanks!!!!!@

Guest Apr 28, 2015
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Also it's called permutation, i used to called it combination but i learnt to use the word permutation it is more accurate.

(Melody)      :)

MathsGod1  Apr 28, 2015
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Wow!!!!....very impressive, MG1.....!!!!!!

CPhill  Apr 28, 2015
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YES that is EXCELLENT  MG !!!

Melody  Apr 29, 2015
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Thanks, I learnt from Melody.

And I'm proud of myself.

MathsGod1  Apr 29, 2015