## Permutation and combination

Submitted by Atanu Chaudhuri on Tue, 18/11/2014 - 02:10

Permutation and combination deal with choice and arrangement of a set of objects out of a second set of objects. Permutation deals with such questions as, how many ways can the three letters a, b and c be arranged? In each such permutation or arrangement, ordering is important. On the other hand, Combination deals with such questions as, how many ways can you choose a captain and vice-captain out of a cricket team of 11 players? In a combination, ordering of the elements chosen is not important...