How many arrangements of the word CHARACTERISTIC are there?

Printable View

- Sep 2nd 2009, 12:10 AMdeej813how many arrangements?
How many arrangements of the word CHARACTERISTIC are there?

- Sep 2nd 2009, 02:09 AMRandom Variable
I'm assuming you mean if you use all of the letters.

If I counted correctly, there are 3 C's, 1 H, 2 A's, 2 R's, 2 T's, 1 E, 2 I's, and 1 S.

then the number of distinguisable permutations of the 14 letters of "characteristic" is

- Sep 2nd 2009, 02:14 AMdeej813
ok so the answer is then

908107200