If a computer can print a line containing all 26 letters of the alphabet in 0.01 seconds, estimate how long it would take to print all possible permutations of the alphabets.

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TopNewestAll possible permutations of the alphabets would be \(26!\), and since one line could print 26 alphabets, there would be \(\frac {26!}{26}\) lines, and it would be \(25!\), so, it would take \(25! \cdot \frac {1}{100}=\frac {25!}{100}=\frac {24!}{4}\)seconds for the printer to print it – Timothy Wong · 4 years, 2 months ago

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\( 26! \times 0.1\) seconds? – Vikram Waradpande · 4 years, 2 months ago

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10^24 seconds or 1.2810^14 millenia. – Bob Krueger · 4 years, 2 months agoLog in to reply

– Bob Krueger · 4 years, 2 months ago

There should be an asterisk between 4 and 10, and 1.28 and 10.Log in to reply

\( 26! \times 0.01 \) seconds – Tan Li Xuan · 4 years, 2 months ago

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