# You need to select a 5-character password for an account. You may use the digits 0-9 or the lower case letters a-z. You may repeat digits or letters. How many possible passwords are there?

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Oct 16, 2015

#### Answer:

#### Explanation:

Since the digits are ten, and the letters are twenty-six, we have thirty-six possible character in total.

You can repeat characters, so every place is independent on the content of the others. This means that you have