Help. Question is: arrange the letters in the word SNOWO such that the two indistinguishable O's are NEVER together. How many ways is there to do this?

I had 36 ways. i did: (5!/2!) - 4! = 36

is this correct?

thanks(Rofl)

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- March 24th 2010, 10:12 PMdifferentiatearrange letters in words SNOWO such that??
Help. Question is: arrange the letters in the word SNOWO such that the two indistinguishable O's are NEVER together. How many ways is there to do this?

I had 36 ways. i did: (5!/2!) - 4! = 36

is this correct?

thanks(Rofl) - March 25th 2010, 07:09 AMPlato
Yes, that is correct.