# Calculating the number of permutations for each of the jumbled words [closed]

Calculate the number of permutations from each of the jumbled words.
A) SUYFS
B) YATTS
C) SPEEXO
D) HAREMM

I do not understand how to answer with letters instead of numbers

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• Hint: same process if it's letters instead of numbers. Oct 13 at 17:34
• Try substituting in a unique number for each unique letter. Oct 13 at 17:54
• Oct 13 at 18:13

For $$a$$, there are $$5$$ letters. However, $$2$$ is repeated, so you have to divide by $$2!$$ times.

$$= 5!/2! = 60.$$

$$b)$$ is the same thing as $$a$$.

$$c)$$ $$6$$ letters, $$2$$ repeats = $$\displaystyle\frac{6!}{2!} = 360$$.

$$d)$$ same thing as $$c$$.

Hope this helped!

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