[Solved] Combination

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[Solved] Combination

Postby domesticatedzebra » Wed May 04, 2016 4:55 pm

I'm sure most of the people on this forum are familiar with the combination symbol. It consists of two numbers in parentheses, with the top number representing the set size and the bottom number representing the subgroup size:

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Is there any way to do that in OpenOffice Math? For now, I'm just using the alternate notation, S C k.
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Re: Combination

Postby gerard24 » Wed May 04, 2016 5:57 pm

May be
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left ( binom {S} {k} right )
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Re: Combination

Postby Daiwe01 » Wed May 04, 2016 6:07 pm

Or maybe
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left ( stack{S #k} right )
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Re: Combination

Postby domesticatedzebra » Wed May 04, 2016 7:56 pm

Thanks for the suggestions.
I tried them in Math, and they both work.
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Re: [Solved] Combination

Postby MrProgrammer » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:22 pm

shubhamkumar wrote:The numbers of combinations of n things taken r at a time is written as C(n, r).
Most mathematicial papers I seen write it as
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left ( binom n r right )
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