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What's the difference between combinatorial and combinatoric?

  1. May 23, 2008 #1


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    If any.
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  3. May 24, 2008 #2
    Combinatorics is a branch of mathematics, like analysis or algebra.

    The adjective "combinatorial" usually describes some argument or result derived through this field, compare with calling a result "analytical" or "algebraic".
  4. May 24, 2008 #3
    I think he was asking about combinatoric as an adjective .. i.e. ... a combinatoric approach.

    I am pretty sure there is no difference.
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