### Home > CCG > Chapter 10 > Lesson 10.3.3 > Problem 10-145

10-145.

Consider the following anagrams.

How many distinct ways can the letters in the word ITEMS be arranged?

A word with no repeated letters can be handled using a single factorial.

How many distinct ways can the letters in the word STEMS be arranged?

How many distinct ways can the letters in the word SEEMS be arranged?

What makes these counts different?

Explore using the eTool below.

Click the link to the right for full version.* **10-145 HW eTool*