posted 5 years ago
im making a program that will show the number of possible combination of
what the user inputs and number of takes at a time...
i already finished making showing the number of possible combination but
i am having problem in showing the actual items of combination of the inputted...
to make it more easy to understand...
for example
the user input " apple banana cherry mango orange"
number of takes at a time: " 3 "
the output will show the formula and computation and the total number of combinations:
for example the answer is " 10 "
now here comes the problem.
i need to show the possible combinations of the items if the total combinations is less or equal to 10
apple banana cherry mango orange by taking 3 at a time
example
apple banana cherry
apple banana mango
apple banana orange
apple cherry mango
apple cherry orange
apple mango orange
banana cherry mango
banana cherry orange
banana mango orange
cherry mango orange
thank you in advance guys
what the user inputs and number of takes at a time...
i already finished making showing the number of possible combination but
i am having problem in showing the actual items of combination of the inputted...
to make it more easy to understand...
for example
the user input " apple banana cherry mango orange"
number of takes at a time: " 3 "
the output will show the formula and computation and the total number of combinations:
for example the answer is " 10 "
now here comes the problem.
i need to show the possible combinations of the items if the total combinations is less or equal to 10
apple banana cherry mango orange by taking 3 at a time
example
apple banana cherry
apple banana mango
apple banana orange
apple cherry mango
apple cherry orange
apple mango orange
banana cherry mango
banana cherry orange
banana mango orange
cherry mango orange
thank you in advance guys
posted 5 years ago
Kaisen,
First: I broke up those two enormous lines of yours. For starters, they screw up the window formatting here; and secondly they're a very bad coding habit. Please reread the UseCodeTags (←click) page thoroughly.
Second: Please KeepItDown (←click). Using all caps (as above) is regarded as SHOUTING!!! and it's not pleasant to read.
Third: As to your actual problem, there are several ways to tackle it; just one of which is to use recursion, viz:
"3 from 10" == 1 + all combinations of "2 from the remaining 9", which in turn == 1 + "1 from the remaining 8".
Winston
kaisen adina wrote:THANK YOU IN ADVANCE HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME...
Kaisen,
First: I broke up those two enormous lines of yours. For starters, they screw up the window formatting here; and secondly they're a very bad coding habit. Please reread the UseCodeTags (←click) page thoroughly.
Second: Please KeepItDown (←click). Using all caps (as above) is regarded as SHOUTING!!! and it's not pleasant to read.
Third: As to your actual problem, there are several ways to tackle it; just one of which is to use recursion, viz:
"3 from 10" == 1 + all combinations of "2 from the remaining 9", which in turn == 1 + "1 from the remaining 8".
Winston
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posted 5 years ago
i'm finished at calculating the combinations there are
but the problem sir is that
when the total combinations entered by the user is <=10
it will print all the 10 combinations of the items or objects entered by the user...
the hard part is that is the "number of takes at a time"
for example if the user input 2 as a number of takes at a time it should print only 2 colums
if the user input 3 as a number of takes it should look like as the example above...
and so on...
Campbell Ritchie wrote:Are you supposed to calculate how many combinations there are, or print them all out?
i'm finished at calculating the combinations there are
but the problem sir is that
when the total combinations entered by the user is <=10
it will print all the 10 combinations of the items or objects entered by the user...
the hard part is that is the "number of takes at a time"
for example if the user input 2 as a number of takes at a time it should print only 2 colums
if the user input 3 as a number of takes it should look like as the example above...
and so on...
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