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# How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the wor

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How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the wor [#permalink]  08 May 2019, 04:34
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How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the word ORANGE using each letter only once?

(A) $$6P_6$$

(B) $$36$$

(C) $$6C_6$$

(D) $$6^6$$

(E) $$6P_5$$
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Re: How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the wor [#permalink]  23 Aug 2019, 14:20
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Carcass wrote:
How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the word ORANGE using each letter only once?

(A) $$6P_6$$

(B) $$36$$

(C) $$6C_6$$

(D) $$6^6$$

(E) $$6P_5$$

All the letters are unique so we have no duplication. So from a pool of 6 letters, we get to arrange 5 however we like.
6P5

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Re: How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the wor [#permalink]  26 Jul 2020, 22:43
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hi brent
i think the option is ambiguous because 6p6 = 6p5=720
Re: How many different 5-letter words can be formed from the wor   [#permalink] 26 Jul 2020, 22:43
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