# alg2/trig

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I got this question wrong on my test, and I have to correct it :/

How many permutations are there of all the letters in the word "TEXAS" ?

The answer to this part is 120, but I have no idea on how to solve the second part without having to write it all down.

*How many of these permutations begin with 2 consonants?

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Permutations: 5!

Permutations with beginning consonants:

3*4!

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Wait... so it's 3 multiplied by 4? Sorry, I'm not used to reading when it's typed out.

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3 multiplies by 4 factorial.

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