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    [SOLVED] anagrams

    Hi everybody!
    • How many “essentially di
    • fferent” 6-letter words are there?
    is it 26x25x24x23x22x21
    • How many 6-letter words are there? (As before, the words don’t have to be meaningful.The alphabet has 26 letters.)

    is it 26x26x26x26x26x26

    thank in advance.
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    Define essentially different.
    Can letters be repeated?
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    in first question letters can't be repeated while in second they can be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by baz View Post
    in first question letters can't be repeated while in second they can be.
    In that case, you answers are correct.
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