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- Homework Statement
- Given the letters in "FULBRIGHT" how many contain the four-letter sequence "GRIT".

- Relevant Equations
- 6 x 5!

Question: "A total of 9! = 362880 different nine-letter ‘‘words’’ can be produced by rearranging the letters in FULBRIGHT. Of these, how many contain the four-letter sequence GRIT?"

Solution: There are six ways of getting the word "GRIT" with five letters left over giving 6 x 5! = 720 possibilities.

There is no answer in my book so just wanted to verify whether my solution is correct or not.

Solution: There are six ways of getting the word "GRIT" with five letters left over giving 6 x 5! = 720 possibilities.

There is no answer in my book so just wanted to verify whether my solution is correct or not.