Pronunciation: /kɒm.bə.nəˈtɒr.ɪks/ Explain
Combinatorics is the study of counting,
and permutation, particularly for statistics and
Combinatorics is also called combinatorial analysis. The
first known mention of combinatorics was in the
Rhind papyrus about 1650 BCE.
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McAdams, David E. Combinatorics. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/combinatorics.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
6/25/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated GeoGebra apps. (McAdams, David E.)
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11/27/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)