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How many 8-letter words can be created using computer

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. How many 8-letter words can be created using computer language (0/1 only)?

a) 16
b) 64
c) 128
d) 256
e) 512

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x2suresh wrote:
Nihit wrote:
. How many 8-letter words can be created using computer language (0/1 only)?

a) 16
b) 64
c) 128
d) 256
e) 512


\(2^8 =128\)


2^8 = 256 :-D
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bhushangiri wrote:
x2suresh wrote:
Nihit wrote:
. How many 8-letter words can be created using computer language (0/1 only)?

a) 16
b) 64
c) 128
d) 256
e) 512


\(2^8 =128\)


2^8 = 256 :-D

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8 C 0 + 8 C 1 + 8 C 2 + ...........+ 8 C 8 = 2^8 = 256
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New post 27 Aug 2008, 18:26
how come we dont have to divide???
usually we divide by no. of similar things right??
out of 5 cars 2 are blue and 3 are red. how many ways can we arrange?
5!/(2!*3!).
so why not here?
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arjtryarjtry wrote:
how come we dont have to divide???
usually we divide by no. of similar things right??
out of 5 cars 2 are blue and 3 are red. how many ways can we arrange?
5!/(2!*3!).
so why not here?


Each letter has 2 ways to write (either 0 or 1). Because there are 8 letters, numbers of words are 2^8
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