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## What is permutation and combination formula?

The formula for permutations is: nPr = n!/(n-r)! The formula for combinations is: nCr = n!/[r! (n-r)!]

## Are permutations and combinations on the GRE?

The GRE math measures your competency across four primary areas: arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis. Permutations and Combinations is one such concept that falls under the data analysis section.

**What is permutation combination?**

permutations and combinations, the various ways in which objects from a set may be selected, generally without replacement, to form subsets. This selection of subsets is called a permutation when the order of selection is a factor, a combination when order is not a factor.

**Why permutation and combination is tough?**

Every topic in maths will be difficult until you practice it frequently and effectively. However, permutations and combinations are the topics which required some logical thinking and little mathematical computations.

### How many combinations of Abcde are there?

Since there are a total of 60 combinations, each letter must appear there a total of 12 times.

### What is the importance of learning combinations and permutations?

Combinations and Permutations With permutations, we calculate the number of possible rearrangements of a set of items. With combinations we count the number of combinations we can ‘choose’ from a larger set of items. Combinations and permutations are important statistical concepts.

**What is the importance of permutation in real life?**

We can use permutations to find the different number of ways competitors will finish a race. For example, if 10 people are running a marathon race, we can use factorials to calculate the number.

**Is permutation and combination hard?**

#### Is permutation and combination important for JEE?

Permutation and Combination play a very important role in both phases of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) i.e. JEE Main and JEE Advanced. About 2-3 questions are always being asked from this chapter in the exam. Engineering candidates can solve any question if they have a basic understanding of the concepts.