Posted by **Dana** on Sunday, May 4, 2008 at 9:57pm.

How many distinguishable permutations of letters are possible in the word?

BASEBALL

a. 20,160 b. 10,080 c. 5040 d. 40,320

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**claudia**, Monday, July 18, 2011 at 1:18am
BASEBALL

8 letters = 8!

B=2,A=2,S=1,E=1,L=2

8!

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(2!)(2!)(1!)(1!)(2!) Using your calculator you can get the answer by following the solution above.Note,dont forget to parenthesized the denominator if you do you might get some error or you can't get the correct answer.

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**claudia**, Monday, July 18, 2011 at 1:23am
the answer is letter C

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