Thread: 26 Letters of the Alphabet

1. 26 Letters of the Alphabet

How many 5 letter words can be formed from the 26 letters of the alphabet?

2. Originally Posted by magentarita
How many 5 letter words can be formed from the 26 letters of the alphabet?
It depends on if you can have repeats or not.

With repeats you would have 26 choices for each spot or $26^{5}$

Without repeats you would get

$26\cdot 25\cdot 24\cdot 23 \cdot 22 \cdot 21$

3. ok....

Originally Posted by TheEmptySet
It depends on if you can have repeats or not.

With repeats you would have 26 choices for each spot or $26^{5}$

Without repeats you would get

$26\cdot 25\cdot 24\cdot 23 \cdot 22 \cdot 21$
I got it. Thanks.