An anthropologist discovers an isolated tribe who has written an alphabet that contains only six letters (call the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F). The tribe has a taboo against using the same letter twice in the same word, it's never done. If each different sequence of letters constitutes a different word in the language, what is the maximum number of six-letter words that the language can employ?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:39 pm ad1c9bdddf
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<br>A permutation of objects is an arrangement of those objects in some order; that ...