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# Combinations and Permutations

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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!

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

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

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ORLANDO, FLORIDA
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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!

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.

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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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 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

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