Permutation & Combination: Problems & Practice


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If we are asked how many 5 digit lock codes we can make, are we dealing with permutations or combinations?

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1. If we are asked to find how many ways there are to make a 5-digit lock code, is repetition allowed?

2. Assume you are at an ice cream shop and you order a bowl of ice cream with 3 scoops. There are 8 flavors to choose from. How many different bowls of ice cream can you have?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Combinations and permutations both refer to groups of objects, but the way those objects are arranged differs. This quiz and worksheet will check your knowledge on the differences between the two through completion of practice problems.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will cover the following topics:

  • Identifying permutations and combinations
  • Deciding if repetition is allowed in a problem
  • Solving permutation and combinations

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on permutations and combinations
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve permutation and combination practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to organize numbers, letters, or objects

Additional Learning

Ensure you understand permutations and combinations by studying the lesson called Permutation & Combination: Problems and Practice. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Defines key terms, such as permutations and combinations
  • Differentiates between permutations and combinations
  • Provides practice problems to show how to determine how many potential outcomes there are
  • Describes how to identify key parts of these problems, such as whether numbers or objects are repeatable