binomial coefficient


noun Mathematics.

any one of the coefficients of the variables in an expanded binomial series.

Origin of binomial coefficient

First recorded in 1885–90
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British Dictionary definitions for binomial coefficient

binomial coefficient


noun

maths any of the numerical factors which multiply the successive terms in a binomial expansion; any term of the form n !/(n–k)! k !: written (n k), n C k, or C n kSee also combination (def. 6)
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