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Broad Topics > Decision Mathematics and Combinatorics > Permutations

### Shuffles

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

An environment for exploring the properties of small groups.

### Amida

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

To draw lots each player chooses a different upright, the paper is then unrolled, the paths charted and the results declared. Prove that no two paths ever end up at the foot of the same upright?

### Sheffuls

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Discover a handy way to describe reorderings and solve our anagram in the process.

### Ip?

##### Stage: 5 Challenge Level:

Seventh challenge cipher

### Factoring a Million

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can the number 1 000 000 be expressed as the product of three positive integers?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A counter is placed in the bottom right hand corner of a grid. You toss a coin and move the star according to the following rules: ... What is the probability that you end up in the top left-hand. . . .

### Card Game (a Simple Version of Clock Patience)

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Four cards are shuffled and placed into two piles of two. Starting with the first pile of cards - turn a card over... You win if all your cards end up in the trays before you run out of cards in. . . .

### Card Shuffle

##### Stage: 3 and 4

This article for students and teachers tries to think about how long would it take someone to create every possible shuffle of a pack of cards, with surprising results.

### 396

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

The four digits 5, 6, 7 and 8 are put at random in the spaces of the number : 3 _ 1 _ 4 _ 0 _ 9 2 Calculate the probability that the answer will be a multiple of 396.

### Ding Dong Bell

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5

The reader is invited to investigate changes (or permutations) in the ringing of church bells, illustrated by braid diagrams showing the order in which the bells are rung.

### Chances Are

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Which of these games would you play to give yourself the best possible chance of winning a prize?