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(tye)Re: Permutations

by tye (Sage)
on Mar 22, 2001 at 03:54 UTC ( #66191=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Permutations

"Combinations" is picking subsets where order doesn't matter. For "permutations", order matters and you use the full set, not subsets. So mentioning "combinations" when computing permutations is going to confuse people.

My favorite is Permuting with duplicates and no memory. A simple search or Super Search will turn up lots of other ones.

        - tye (but my friends call me "Tye")

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