Pronunciation: /pər.mju.teɪ.ʃən/ Explain

A permutation is a selection of objects in which the order of the objects matters.


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McAdams, David E. Permutation. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC.

Revision History

12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
5/5/2011: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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