binomial coefficient

noun

Definition of binomial coefficient

: a coefficient of a term in the expansion of the binomial (x + y)n according to the binomial theorem

First Known Use of binomial coefficient

1733, in the meaning defined above

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“Binomial coefficient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/binomial%20coefficient. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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