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Determine whether each situation involves a permutation or a combination:an arrangement of the letters in the word algebra
 2 years ago
Determine whether each situation involves a permutation or a combination:an arrangement of the letters in the word algebra

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NotTim
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Here's a hint my old teacher taught me. Permutations PICK (they both start with P) Combination Choose (they both start with C) ...Is this your quiz??

NotTim
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Also, try drawing out a diagram, seriously.

NotTim
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1343800854055:dw Then a series of letters go where the arrows are. Remember, what wnet i na previous column shouldn't reapppear i nthe next.

NotTim
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0also, notice repeating letters like a.

Valpey
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Rearranging the letters in a word is thought of as a Permutation because order matters. When I am choosing 5 players to start a basketball game from a team of 13, order doesn't matter. I just need to choose 5 out of a group of 13 so this is a Combination.

Valpey
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2With a word like algebra, you are thinking of the number of ways you can order 7 letters divided by the number of ways each ordering will appear (here is where you divide out by 2 for the repeated a's).
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