# Permutation - ways in which a set of things can be arranged

### (Pronounced pur-myoo-tay-shuhn)

REMEMBER MEANING OF PERMUTATION

Permutation describes ways in which a set of things can be arranged or put in order.

To remember the definition of the word permutation, use the following mnemonic:

The perm mutation (permutation) was bad, but there are many ways it could be put back in order.

**Examples of permutation in a sentence**

Each altered photograph is a **permutation** of the original image.

The latest iPhone is merely another **permutation** of the original Apple device.

A period of scrutiny of many possible **permutations** is nearly over.