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Permut

Permut() returns the number of permutations of q elements that can be selected from a set of p items. As represented by the formula: Permut(p,q) = (p)! / (p - q)! The order in which the items are selected is significant.

Syntax:  

Permut(p, q)

Return data type: integer

Limitations:  

Non-integer arguments will be truncated.

Examples and results:  

  • In how many ways could the gold, silver and bronze medals be distributed after a 100 m final with 8 participants?
  • Permut( 8,3 ) returns 336

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