Function combinations #

Compute the number of ways of picking k unordered outcomes from n possibilities.

Combinations only takes integer arguments. The following condition must be enforced: k <= n.

Syntax #

math.combinations(n, k)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
n number | BigNumber Total number of objects in the set
k number | BigNumber Number of objects in the subset

Returns #

Type Description
number | BigNumber Number of possible combinations.

Throws #

Type | Description —- | ———–

Examples #

math.combinations(7, 5) // returns 21

See also #

combinationsWithRep, permutations, factorial

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