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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsMathematics · 6 months ago

How many words can we approximately make with English alphabet?

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  • 6 months ago

    Let's say a word has four letters. At least one must be a vowel (stir). At least one must be a consonant (lieu).

    5C1 * 21C1 * 26C1 * 26C1 * 4! = 5*21*26*26*24 = 1.7 million possible four letter words. Some repeat letters (loll).

    Then add 1,2,3,5,6,7,however many letters you want as the max.

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  • 6 months ago

    Billions. There is no theoretical limit, because you can simply add more and more letters to make as many newer and longer words as you like.

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