3 thoughts on “#MathArtChallenge Day 54: Permutations”

  1. I don’t understand the notation. When I saw the picture, I thought it was like a braid where each string followed one number through various permutations. But the lines on your planning pages connect different numbers. How are you deciding which color line goes where?


    1. Fair. Each row tells me which position the string should go to next. So 12345 sends the string directly below, whereas 12354 would send the string in the fourth position to the fifth position, and the string in the fifth position to the fourth position. Does that clear it up?

      There are probably cleaner ways to do it, but this one made sense to me at the time.

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