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# Combinations vs Permutations Compendium?

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25 Jan 2013, 05:50
Are there a good set of problems with permutations specifically on gmatclub? Or ones that someone would like to share in this thread. I want to have the difficulty of deciding whether to a problem is P or C, and more often than not I can do these problems using combinations and just account for the permutations later on.

I wanted to see and do problems that were much easier to do using permutations than combinations. Especially word problems but after searching I don't see a good compendium of permutation problems here on gmatclub and would like to use permutations for such cases and as alternative or quicker methods for solving problems I might come across.
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25 Jan 2013, 10:27
I don't have a set of problems to offer, but here is a good tutorial to help you:

http://gmatprepster.com/gmat-quantitati ... binations/
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13 Apr 2013, 22:32
manimgoindowndown wrote:
Are there a good set of problems with permutations specifically on gmatclub? Or ones that someone would like to share in this thread. I want to have the difficulty of deciding whether to a problem is P or C, and more often than not I can do these problems using combinations and just account for the permutations later on.

I wanted to see and do problems that were much easier to do using permutations than combinations. Especially word problems but after searching I don't see a good compendium of permutation problems here on gmatclub and would like to use permutations for such cases and as alternative or quicker methods for solving problems I might come across.

Hey There,

Check my recent post permutations-and-combinations-simplified-150835.html

Regards,

Narenn
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