View Single Post
Old 10-20-2012, 10:19 AM
yaser's Avatar
yaser yaser is offline
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Pasadena, California, USA
Posts: 1,478
Default Re: Definition "n choose k"

Originally Posted by weiss View Post
How do you define "n choose k" for k > n?
It is defined as zero based on the combinatorial interpretation "the number of ways you can choose k objects from n distinct objects," which is none if k>n.
Where everyone thinks alike, no one thinks very much
Reply With Quote