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Combinations and Permutations

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Raven62's avatar - binary
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Posted: November 15, 2010, 4:03 pm - IP Logged

If the order doesn't matter: It's a Combination!

If the order does matter: It's a Permutation!

Additional Factors which effect Both: Repeats & Non-Repeats!

Learn More Here:

http://www.mathsisfun.com/combinatorics/combinations-permutations.html

Then answer the six Questions at the bottom of the page.

A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

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    Posted: November 15, 2010, 6:08 pm - IP Logged

    If the order doesn't matter: It's a Combination!

    If the order does matter: It's a Permutation!

    Additional Factors which effect Both: Repeats & Non-Repeats!

    Learn More Here:

    http://www.mathsisfun.com/combinatorics/combinations-permutations.html

    Then answer the six Questions at the bottom of the page.

    Thank you for posting. So many years have gone by, completely forgot this.

      Raven62's avatar - binary
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      Posted: November 16, 2010, 9:32 am - IP Logged

      Thank you for posting. So many years have gone by, completely forgot this.

      You're Welcome!

      In addition their is a very nice:

      Combinations and Permutations Calculator

      That will allow you to: Find out how many different ways you can choose items:

      http://www.mathsisfun.com/combinatorics/combinations-permutations-calculator.html

      Highly Recommended!

      A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

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        Posted: November 17, 2010, 10:20 am - IP Logged

        Thanks Raven.

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        For a lead role in a cage?

         

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          Raven62's avatar - binary
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          Posted: November 19, 2010, 1:25 pm - IP Logged

          Thanks Raven.

          You're Welcome!

          A mind once stretched by a new idea never returns to its original dimensions!

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            Posted: November 19, 2010, 8:29 pm - IP Logged

            raven can you please explain to mehow to use that darn calculator ....all i want to be able to do is punch in various 4 didget numbers and for it to tell me what the possible combinations are ex 8691=24 combos 9190 = 12 combos