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May 5th, 2017, 06:30 PM   #1
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How many ways can you sort this?

I got 3 As and 2 Bs, how many ways can I sort this?
AAABB
AABAB
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Since switching an A with another A doesnt change the pattern, how many ways can I arrange these letters?
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Same as:
how many different 5digit numbers
containing 3 1's and 2 2's?
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I got 3 As and 2 Bs, how many ways can I sort this?
AAABB
AABAB
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Since switching an A with another A doesnt change the pattern, how many ways can I arrange these letters?
once you place the A's, the B's places are set.

How many ways can you arrange 3 A's in 5 slots?
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10 different ways
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10 different ways
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