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    • 'Permutation and Combination' important in which Competitive Exams ?
      • Bank Competitive Exam
        UPSC Competitive Exams
        SSC Competitive Exams
        Defense Competitive Exams
        LIC or GIC  Exams
        University Grants Commission or UGC
        Common Aptitude Test or CAT
        Career Aptitude Test
        Railway Competitive Exam
        MAT, GMAT, IBPS Exam, CSAT, CLAT

        Permutation and Combination aptitude questions are also important in state(Himachal Pradesh) competitive exams of HPPSC, HPSSSB, HPBoSE and many more exams of Banking as well as entrance exams etc.

Formulas For Topic 'Permutation and Combination'

Factorial Notation

Let n = positive integer. factorial n, denoted as n!
n! = n(n - 1)(n - 2)(n - 3) ... 3.2.1.
e. g. 
6! = (6 x 5 x 4 x 3 x 2 x 1) = 720.
The different arrangements of a given number of things by taking some or all at a time, are called permutations.
All permutations made with the letters x, y, z by taking two at a time are (xy, yx, xz, zx, yz, zy).
All permutations made with the letters x, y, z taking all at a time are:
( xyz, xzy, yxz, yzx, zxy, zyx).

Questions On Topic 'Permutation and Combination '

Q. 1. Solve 30!/28!
A. 809
B. 870  (Ans)
C. 789
D. 678

Q. 2. Find maximum numbers of words that can be made from word "DAUGHTER" if  vowels always come together?
A. 4000
B. 4250
C. 4300
D. 4320  (Ans)

Q. 3. How many words can be made from letter "EXTRA" if vowels are never together?
A. 100
B. 110
C. 120  (Ans)
D. 90

Q. 4. In how many ways can a football 11 be chosen out of a batch of 15 players?
A. 1365  (Ans)
B. 1345
C. 1277
D. 1265

Q. 5. Find maximum numbers of words that can be made from word "DIRECTOR" so that all vowels come together?
A. 2190
B. 2156
C. 2160  (Ans)
D. None of these

Q. 6. In a team of 10 players, six are boys and 4 girls, four children are to be selected out of them.Find in how many different ways they can be selected so that at least one boy should is there?
A. 219
B. 209  (Ans)
C. 216
D. 200

Q. 7. Find how many three digits numbers can be made from given digits 7, 9, 5, 6, 2 & 3, 
Condition : 
1. Numbers must be divisible by 5
2. none of the digits is repeated?
A. 21
B. 29
C. 16
D. 20  (Ans)

Q. 8. Find in how many ways a group of five boys and two girls can be formed  out of total 7 boys and 3 girls.
A. 89
B. 63  (Ans)
C. 21
D. 126

Q. 9. In how many different ways can the letters made of a word "OPTICAL"?
Condition :
1. vowels always come together
A. 220
B. 4320
C. 720  (Ans)
D. None of these

Q. 10.In how many ways can the letters of the word "LEADER" be arranged?
A. 890
B. 630
C. 210
D. 360  (Ans)

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