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    Different letters of words.

    How many different four letter words can be formed (the words need not be meaningful) using the letters of the word $\displaystyle MEDITERRANEAN$ such that the first letter is $\displaystyle E$ and the last letter is $\displaystyle R$
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    question can be broken into two sections

    E_ _R

    1.blank containing similar letters (ie E,A,N)
    2.blank containing different letters.(8 letters to 2 positions)
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