|A) 120960||B) 120000|
|C) 146700||D) None of these|
Answer: A) 120960
In the word 'MATHEMATICS', we treat the vowels AEAI as one letter.
Thus, we have MTHMTCS (AEAI).
Now, we have to arrange 8 letters, out of which M occurs twice, T occurs twice and the rest are different.
Number of ways of arranging these letters = 8!/(2! x 2!)= 10080.
Now, AEAI has 4 letters in which A occurs 2 times and the rest are different.
Number of ways of arranging these letters =4!/2!= 12.
Required number of words = (10080 x 12) = 120960