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a computer system requires all users to log on using a 6 character password. if each character can be either a digit from 0 to 9 or a letter of the alphabet, what is the number of possible passwords. please show formula used

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there are 10 digits and 26 letters, so there are 36 possible characters for each password character.

so, the total is 36^6 = 2176782336

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