# Permutation: Definition, Formula & Examples

Instructions:

question 1 of 3

### At a charitable event, three raffle tickets are drawn from a total of 100, for first, second and third prizes. How many different ways are there for drawing the three winning tickets?

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### 2. How many four-letter words, each consisting of four distinct letters (no repetitions of letters), can be formed using only the first seven letters of the alphabet?

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Permutation formula is important to be familiar with in mathematics, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of its calculation and application.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following:

• Determining the number of ways winning tickets in a raffle can be drawn
• Calculating the number of words that can be formed from a six-letter word
• Calculating four-letter word combinations from the first seven letters of the alphabet
• Figuring out possible PIN code combinations in five digits

## Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems using the permutation formula
• Making connections - use understanding of the permutation formula in different contexts