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Combinations

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Description

 

Returns the number of different combinations or selections of K objects that can be made from N distinct objects.

 

Syntax

 

n = Combinations(N, K)

 

Returns

 

Number.

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

N

Number

No

Total number of distinct objects

K

Number

No

Size

 

Remarks

 

More generally, the formula for finding the number of combinations of k objects you can choose from a set of n objects is:

 

            n!

n_C_k = ----------

        k!(n - k)!

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

Examples