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I'm trying to learn Permutations and Combinations in my Algebra class and it gives us generic formulas like nPr=n!over(n-r)! and nCr=n!overr!(n-r)! and I was wondering how I'm supposed to do those. I was also wondering if my calculator could do them. I have a Texas Instruments TI-34II. Can you help me?

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Yes, your calculator can do them. Press the PRB key to bring up the Probability menu. Among them you'll find nPr and nCr for permutations and combinations, as well as ! for the factorial.

To compute 4C2, press 4 PRB right-arrow 2 ENTER. Permutations work the same way, only without the right-arrow.

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