Example 9 - Find number of permutations of ALLAHABAD - Examples

  1. Chapter 7 Class 11 Permutations and Combinations
  2. Serial order wise
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Example 9 Find the number of permutations of the letters of the word ALLAHABAD. In ALLAHABAD There are 4A , 2L , 1H, 1B & 1D Since alphabets are repeating we will us this formula !/ 1! 2! 3! Total number of alphabets = 9 Here n = 9 , There are 4A s, 2L s hence taking p1 = 4 & p2 = 2 Hence total number of permutation = !/ 1! 2! = 9!/4!2! = (9 8 7 6 5 4!)/((2 1) 4!) = (9 8 7 6 5 )/2 = 7560

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