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Re-arranging the alphabet 2007-08-18
From samhita:
Find the number of ways of arranging 26 letters in the English alphabet in a row such that there are exactly 5 letters between x and y.
Answered by Stephen La Rocque and Penny Nom.
What fraction of the letters of the alphabet is each word? 2007-08-02
From Clayton:
How do I figure this out, the math question has the answers but I have no idea how to get it. my Mom can't figure it out either.

What fraction of the letters of the alphabet are each word
Man = 3/26
Glasses = 7/26
Integrity = 1/4
computer = 2/9

Answered by Paul Betts and Harley Weston.
Two characters 2006-09-12
From Robert:
I am looking to find out how many possible unique combinations I can have if at any time i can use only two characters of numbers or the alphabet...For ex., i can have 1-99 or i can have a1, a2, z1, z2 ... or i can have aa, ab, ac... i came up with possible combinations of 1295 or so... can you help?
Answered by Penny.
Can you make up a word that adds up to 1000000? 2002-07-19
From Adrie:
My question is elementary and I am a student Please help me with the following conundrum, as it is driving me crazy.

'When the letters in the alphabet are given values from 1 to 26 for A to Z, can you make up a word that adds up to 1000000 ( one million )-used as a multiplication?'

Like 'cat' would be 3*1*20 = 60

Answered by Claude Tardif.



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