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How many distinct eight-character codes-with all characters distinct

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How many distinct eight-character codes-with all characters distinct, containing only two numerals can be formed from A, B, C, D, E, F, 1, 2, 3, 4, such that all of them start with B and no two letters of B, D, F are together?

a) 2400
b) 36000
c) 14400
d) 43200
e) 44300
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New post 25 Nov 2019, 10:10
Number of ways to select 8 characters of the code= 6C6*4C2=6

Total arrangements= 1*5*[6!-5!*2]= 20*5!

Total number of distinct eight-character codes= 6*20*5!=\(120^2\)=14400

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How many distinct eight-character codes-with all characters distinct, containing only two numerals can be formed from A, B, C, D, E, F, 1, 2, 3, 4, such that all of them start with B and no two letters of B, D, F are together?

a) 2400
b) 36000
c) 14400
d) 43200
e) 44300
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