# The order of a permutation

### Description

Returns the order of a permutation *P*: the smallest strictly
positive integer *n* for which *P^n* is the identity.

### Usage

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### Arguments

`x` |
Permutation, coerced to |

`singly` |
Boolean, with default |

### Details

Coerces its argument to cycle form.

The order of the identity permutation is 1.

### Note

Uses `mLCM()`

from the `numbers`

package.

### Author(s)

Robin K. S. Hankin

### See Also

`sgn`

### Examples

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