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permutations

returns all permutations of the entries of a list

Syntax
permutations(L: LIST): LIST

Description
This function computes all permutations of the entries of a list (set). If L has repeated elements it will return repeated elements.

Example
/**/  permutations(3..5);
[[3, 4, 5], [3, 5, 4], [4, 3, 5], [4, 5, 3], [5, 3, 4], [5, 4, 3]]

/**/  permutations([2, 2, 5]);
[[2, 2, 5], [2, 5, 2], [2, 2, 5], [2, 5, 2], [5, 2, 2], [5, 2, 2]]

/**/  MakeSet(permutations([2, 2, 5]));
[[2, 2, 5], [2, 5, 2], [5, 2, 2]]

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