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[Aptitude] PnC: arrange such that two people Always sitting together?

Q. How many ways can four children be made to stand in a line such that two of them A and B are always together? (-asked in UPSC Prelims 2010) Confused? You won’t be, after reading this. DONOT Proceed further, without reading The First article on [...]

[Aptitude] PnC: How many Ways to arrange letters of word “RECUPERATE” (Permutation without Formulas)

When you form words using alphabets (or letters), the ‘order’ matters. Three alphabets T,A,C Now you form words: CAT is not same as ACT; both words have different meanings hence order matters. This is a permuation problem. Case 1: All letters are different Case 2: Word [...]

[Aptitude] PnC: All possible numbers using 012345, All possible words using ABCDE, Permutation Arrangement Made Easy with and without Formulas

Following types of questions pretty common in competitive exams: How many numbers of five digits can be formed with the digits 1,2,3,4 and 5, without repetition? How many words can be formed using all of the letters from A to E without repetition? How [...]