the branch of mathematics that deals with permutations and combinations, especially used in statistics and probability.
the branch of mathematics concerned with the theory of enumeration, or combinations and permutations, in order to solve problems about the possibility of constructing arrangements of objects which satisfy specified conditions Also called combinatorics (ˌkɒmbɪnəˈtɔːrɪks)
[kuh m-bahy-nuh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-, kom-buh-] /kəmˌbaɪ nəˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-, ˌkɒm bə-/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or involving the of elements, as in phonetics or music. 2. of or relating to the enumeration of the number of ways of doing some specific task or of arranging items in a specific configuration. 3. Mathematics. of […]
noun, Mathematics. 1. the branch of topology that deals with the properties of geometric figures by considering the figures as being composed of elementary geometric figures, as points or lines.
[kuh m-bahy-nuh-tawr-iks, -tor-, kom-buh-] /kəmˌbaɪ nəˈtɔr ɪks, -ˈtɒr-, ˌkɒm bə-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. .
[kuh m-bahy-nuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /kəmˈbaɪ nəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ adjective 1. . 2. .