• # question_answer A dictionary is printed consisting of 7 lettered words only that can be made with a letter of the word CRICKET. If the words are printed at the alphabetical order, as in an ordinary dictionary, then the number of word before the word CRICKET is [Orissa JEE 2003] A) 530 B) 480 C) 531 D) 481

The number of words before the word CRICKET is $4\times 5!\,+2\times 4!\,+2!\,\,=530$.