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Permutations

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Description

 

Returns the number of different permutations or selections of K objects that can be made from N distinct objects.

 

Syntax

 

n = Permutations(N, K)

 

Returns

 

Number.

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

N

Number

No

Total number of distinct objects

K

Number

No

Size

 

Remarks

 

More general formula for finding the number of permutations of size k taken from n objects is:

 

           n! 

n_P_k = --------  

        (n - k)! 

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

Examples