I'm a bit confused about something. Does the parity of a permutation (i.e. if it is even or odd) tell you if the order of the permutation is even or odd, or are they unrelated?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Any insight would be appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Order of a permutation

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