For a simple derivatiolqseee. Prove that there are 2 2n-1 - 1 ways of dealing 1z cards to two persons.
Let us number the cards and, for the moment only, admit the two cases that all cards go to one of the players. With two cards we can then have the deals. The first row here is 1 with A attached and the second is 1 with B attached to each entry.
Every additional card doubles the number of possibilities. Hence for n cards there are 2" deals; they may be called permutations of two things, A and B , n at a time, with repetitions allowed.
The excluded cases are the permutations containing either only A-symbols or B-symbols. If we indicate the above permutations with the numbers 1 and 2 in place of A and B y we obtain the following theorem:.
Note 1. Permutations with repetitions. It may be of interest, though beyond the scope of our problem, to discuss such permutations here. To find all permutations of m things, n at a time, we mark n places, ordered as first place, second place, and so on, to be filled with the given elements every possible way.
If reNtition is allowed, we can use each element repeatedly. We imagine these places in a horizontal row. This is not essential, for we could choose, say, the vertices of a regular n-gon inscribed in a circle and numbered consecutively clockwise or counter-clockwise. For example, in Figures 2 4 the second arrangement is a cyclic permutation of the first, the third of the second.
One more cyclic permutation would bring us back to the original 0ne. If a combination V is obtained from another, U, by cyclic permutations, then U can be obtained from V likewise, so that they are obtained from each other by cyclic permutations. If V is obtained from U by k cyclic permutations, and Wfrom V by 1 such, then W is obtained from U by k 1 cyclic permutations.
All this is clear if we view cyclic permutations as rotations. Then the number of fiermutations in any such set divides the number n. To show this, let UObe a permutation in a given set. Each of its members is one of the permutations. We have only to decide how many of the permutations in 1 are distinct. The combinations. Hence the class in question consists of just these s permutations.
Only the permutations. Clearly U, is also equal to UO. It follows that the number n is equal to one of the numbers s, 2s, 3s, ,so that s indeed divides n. Note 2. Thus the question is: I n how many ways can one pick k elements curds from among n distinct elements regardless of the order in which they were chosen. The sets chosen are called combinations of n things, k at a time; the number of possibilities is written. In terms of these symbols, the number of possibilities is. This result is useful only if we can find a simple way to compute the binomial coefficients.
We can add to a given combination. Gauss, pinceps mathematicorltm prince of mathematicians , noted physicist and astronomer, was born in in Braunschweig and died in in Mttingen, where he taught from at the university and was director of the observatory. His epochmaking number-theoretical work, the Disquisit ones arithmeticue, appeared in Leipzig in His statue, in his home town, stands on a pedestal having the shape of a regular gon to Signify that he invented the method for constructing the regular gon by ruler and compass. But in this number each combination of n things, k at a time, has been counted k times.
The reason for this is that every member of a collection of k objects can be the added object. This shows that the following products are equal:.
If we multiply numerator and denominator in 3 by. This is the so-called symmetry property of the binomial coefficients. Even though "n things, 0 at a time" is meaningless, it is customary to write. This convention is in accord with the symmetry property mentioned. Formula 4 agrees with this convention if we write O! Let us finally compare the two solutions of our problem. The binomial coefficients just introduced give the following interesting connection:. First Solution.
With BC as diameter, construct a circle k. It makes the angle 9 0 O - a with CA.
At C, draw another ray making an angle 90'-a with C A and intersecting the h s t ray in the point 0. With 0 as center and OC as radius, draw the minor arc k1 of the chord CA. The intersection of k1 and k is the point N. Since in our case,. We must prove that the circle k and the arc k1 have a common point inside the triangle. We note first that the point C cannot be the only common point of the two circles; for, if it were, they would have a common tangent at C. But the line AC is a tangent to k and a chord of the other circle. Therefore, there exists another point N common to the two circles.
N must therefore lie on the arc k1 of the other circle. A B makes the angle -a with AC. Similarly, the tangent t of the arc k1 at C makes an angle a with CA. The locus of points P at which a given line segment XY subtends a given angle. Consider the circle about the triangle X P Y. All but the end points of the arc X P Y which we shall call k' of this. The end points do not form a triangle with X and Y. Clearly, the same holds for points on the reflection k of k' in the segment X Y ;see Figure 6.
We shall now show that only k and k' belong to t.. Clearly, points of the segment XY do not belong. For reasons of symmetry, i t will now suffice to investigate those points of the plane lying on one side of the line through X and Y. Take the side containing k , and consider first a point inside the circle containing k , such as the point R in the figure.
Thus R is not in the locus. Thus R' is not in the locus.
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We have thus shown that the locus in question consists of two arcs between X and Y, symmetrical about the segment X Y. The points X, Y do not belong to it.
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If B i s a right angle, the locus is a circle of diameter X Y.