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Business Mathematics by Chirag Trivedi, Kashyap Trivedi

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Permutation and Combination

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After studying this chapter, the student will be able to understand:

  • Difference between permutation and combination

  • Different cases of permutation such as word formation

  • Different cases of combination such as selection of a team

  • Application of permutation and combination to derive more formulae

INTRODUCTION

Permutation and combination has lately emerged as an important topic for many entrance examinations. This is primary because questions from the topic require analytical skill and a logical bend of mind. Even students who do not have mathematics as a subject can handle them if they have a fairly good understanding of the concepts and their application. Hence anyone who is well-versed ...

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