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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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BASEBALL
8 letters = 8!
B=2,A=2,S=1,E=1,L=2

8!
_____________________ =
(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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