# PERMUT

### Definition of PERMUT

Returns the number of ways to choose some number of objects from a pool of a given size of objects, considering order.

### Sample Usage

`PERMUT(4,2)`

`PERMUT(A2,B2)`

### Syntax

`PERMUT(n, k)`

`n`

- The size of the pool of objects to choose from.`k`

- The number of objects to choose.

### Notes

`PERMUT`

is the standard combinatorics function typically notated nPk. This is similar to`COMBIN`

except in permutations, the order of selection is considered rather than simply the resultant selected subset.

### See Also

`MULTINOMIAL`

: Returns the factorial of the sum of values divided by the product of the values' factorials.

`FACTDOUBLE`

: Returns the "double factorial" of a number.

`FACT`

: Returns the factorial of a number.

`COMBIN`

: Returns the number of ways to choose some number of objects from a pool of a given size of objects.

### In order to use the PERMUT formula, start with your edited Excellentable

### Then type in the PERMUT Formula in area you would like to display the outcome:

### Type in the complete PERMUT formula for a cell as shown below:

### Excellentable will generate the outcome when hitting enter.