Stata 15 help for mf_comb

[M-5] comb() -- Combinatorial function

Syntax

real matrix comb(real matrix n, real matrix k)

Description

comb(n, k) returns the elementwise combinatorial function n-choose-k, the number of ways to choose k items from n items, regardless of order.

Conformability

comb(n, k): n: r1 x c1 k: r2 x c2, n and k r-conformable result: max(r1,r2) x max(c1,c2)

Diagnostics

comb(n, k) returns missing when either argument is missing or when the result would be larger than 10^300.

Source code

Function is built in.


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