# How many letters and numbers are in a California license plate?

There's the basic plate for cars, which now starts with the number 6 followed by

**three**letters and**three numbers**. DMV spokeswoman Jan Mendoza says the state issued six-digit plates from the 1950s or so through the late 1970s until it ran out of combinations and started putting a number at the beginning.A.

### How many letters can you put on a license plate?

However, the maximum number of

**characters**on an optional**plate**may be lower than on a standard-issue**plate**. For example, the U.S. state of Virginia allows up to 7.5**characters**(a space or hyphen is counted as 0.5**character**) on a standard-issue**plate**, but only up to 6**characters**on**many**of its optional**plates**.#### How much is the black California license plate?

Each of those designs will need to hit 7,500 applications by 2015 for the DMV to issue them. All plates cost**$50**for the initial application, which is refundable if that plate doesn't hit the 7,500 mark. Renewal will be $40, and drivers can personalize the plates if they wish.#### How much are the black plates in California?

California car owners can order the reproduced plates through the DMV for**$50**online or via mail. The price is the same for standard or personalized plate numbers.#### What does CC mean on a license plate?

Diplomatic vehicles' number plates start with two numerals which indicate the embassy to which they are attached, then two letters CD (Corps Diplomatique), CC (**Consular Corps**status) or CT (Foreign Technical and Advisory personnel) and another three digits which are serial.

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### How many combinations can be made on a license plate?

**26**x

**26**x

**26**x 10 x 10 x 10 =

**17,576,000**. So a six-character system with three letters and three numbers can only yield, at best,

**17.5 million**possible plate numbers. It should be no surprise that many larger states exhausted all possible

**six**-character combinations years ago and were forced to go to seven characters.

#### What is the counting principle?

Fundamental**Counting Principle**Definition. The Fundamental**Counting Principle**(also called the**counting**rule) is a way to figure out the number of outcomes in a probability problem. Basically, you multiply the events together to get the total number of outcomes.#### How many combinations can be made with 8 numbers?

With 8 items on your menu, the number of possible combinations will be 2^{8}=**256**. And if you bought all 8 items, and tried to arrange them in different orders on your tray, the number of arrangements ('permutations') would be 8! =**40320**.#### How many different ways can you arrange 6?

Answer: There are**720 different ways**to arrange the 6 letters in SUNDAY.

Updated: 6th December 2019