# Number of combinations of bytes ordered by value

I can’t wrap my head around a mathematical question regarding combinations/permutations: 1 byte can store 256 possible combinations (2^8). 2 bytes can store 65536 possible combinations (2^16). 3 bytes can store 16777216 possible combinations (2^24). This works only, because I have all possible combinations for each byte. Given the requirement that the bytes need to… Read More Number of combinations of bytes ordered by value