This chapter concerns combinatorial analysis: the branch of mathematics that deals with permutations of a set or bag and combinations of a set. These ideas lead to binomial coefficients and the Binomial theorem. The first two sections of this chapter introduce the theory, with just enough examples to make clear the points being made. The third section illustrates the power of the theory through a variety of examples.
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