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Derangements and Bell Numbers

by Robert Clarke (University of Adelaide, Australia) and Marta Sved (University of Adelaide, Australia)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 1993

Subject classification(s): Discrete Mathematics | Combinatorics
Applicable Course(s): 3.7 Discrete Math | 4.4 Combinatorics

The author establishes a connection between derangements and Bell Numbers.


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