even permutation


: a permutation that is produced by the successive application of an even number of interchanges of pairs of elements

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of even permutation was in 1881

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“Even permutation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/even%20permutation. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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