# In how many distinct ways can the letters of the word STATES be arranged?

##### 1 Answer

Jun 26, 2017

180

#### Explanation:

If we had 6 unique letters, such as STABLE, we'd be able to arrange the letters in

In our case, we have 2 sets of letters where there are more than 1 - we have two S's and two T's. And so we have to divide out the number of ways each of them can order