Re: What is Data Model FOR?

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Thu Apr 29 2004 - 13:20:05 CDT

At 11:10 AM -0700 4/29/04, Alan Dechert wrote:
> > Dear Daniel, thanks for your message. n! is good enough closed form
>> for me. But n! only gives you the full permutations of n!
>> candidates, not the partial permutations of up to n candidates. Do
>> you have a formula for that? Do you want to derive it?
>>
>We went over this some time ago:
>
>http://gnosis.python-hosting.com/voting-project/October.2003/0029.html
>
>The unordered combinations of n things taken k at a time is given by
>n!/(k! * (n-k)!)

David gave the answer anyway I wanted for ordered partial
combinations. It'd be interesting to see what the actual numbers
turn out to be.

Best regards,
Arthur

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