Posted by **Maggie** on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 5:15pm.

How many ways are there to arrange the word: MATHEMATICS, if the last letter can not be "H", and the first letter must be a vowel?

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**SraJMcGin**, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 5:57pm
First of all there are 11 letters. Line them up by vowels and consonants.

A A E I (vowels)

C H M M S T T (consonants)

You know you must begin with a vowel and must not end with H.

See what you can come up with? (There is always the dictionary!)

Sra

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**Jen**, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 6:35pm
3 x 10 x 9 x 8 x 7 x 6 x 5 x 4 x 3 x 2, i think

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**Maggie**, Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at 6:47pm
I GOT IT!!!!!!!

[10!/(2!2!) - (9!/2!2!)]+[(2)(10!/2!2!2!) - [(2)(9!/2!2!2!)]=1632960

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