# Permutation meaning

The country's permutation into a modern democracy.

**1**,

**2**and

**3**, there are six possible permutations:

**12, 21, 13, 31, 23**and

**32**.

This permutation takes each element to the one following it, with the last mapped back to the first.

There are six permutations of three elements, e.g. {abc, acb, bac, bca, cab, cba}.

## Origin of permutation

- From Old French
*permutacion*(French:*permutation*).### From Wiktionary