Combinatorics Through Guided Discovery
by Kenneth P. Bogart
Publisher: Dartmouth College 2004
Number of pages: 202
This book is an introduction to combinatorial mathematics, also known as combinatorics. The book focuses especially but not exclusively on the part of combinatorics that mathematicians refer to as 'counting'. The book consists almost entirely of problems.
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