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Why the Binomial Coefficient is Central to Algebra, Probability, Combinatorics and Number Theory

Intuitive explanation and 3 problems for you to try.

The binomial coefficient is a fundamental concept in many areas of mathematics. More specifically, the binomial coefficient ⁿCₖ appears in:

  • Algebra, as the coefficient of the xᵏ term in the…




Simplified is a publication aiming at making mathematics accessible and enjoyable.

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Russell Lim

Russell Lim

I teach high school mathematics in Melbourne, Australia. I like thinking about interesting problems and learning new things.

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