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Question from Edwin:

Would appreciate if you can provide me with the list of different combinations that can be obtained from a three digits number. I lost the access code of a three digits number padlock (and need to open it order to get important documents

Hi Edwin,

Go to the The Combinatorial Object Server. Set n = 10, k = 3, click the radio button "Combinations in lex order" and select the output option "List of elements". Clicking on "Generate" will produce a list of all 120 possible combinations.


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