If I have a set of 6 elements {a,a,a,b,b,b} and I want to find the number of ways to arrange these in different orders, is it perms or combs that I use?

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- Dec 9th 2009, 09:24 AMdave1022Combinations or Perms
If I have a set of 6 elements {a,a,a,b,b,b} and I want to find the number of ways to arrange these in different orders, is it perms or combs that I use?

- Dec 9th 2009, 09:56 AMPlato
- Dec 9th 2009, 10:09 AMdave1022
Surely if I only have two discrete elements recurring a number of times it's just which is just

- Dec 9th 2009, 10:13 AMPlato