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06-24-2003, 05:26 PM
if you have a pile of N cards, and you want to know how many ways to choose six cards from it, it's six choose N, right?

06-24-2003, 07:51 PM
When spoken, it is "N choose 6". When written it is usually either C(N,6) or the N is written over the 6 with parenthesis around both.