## Aspects of Combinatorics: A Wide-ranging IntroductionBuilding from basics and demonstrating the relationships among the various branches of combinatorics, Victor Bryant presents the results in a straightforward way. Numerous examples and exercises including hints and solutions are included throughout and serve to lead the reader to some of the deeper results of the subject, many of which are usually excluded from introductory texts. |

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### Contents

The binomial coefficients | 1 |

How many trees? | 13 |

The marriage theorem | 25 |

Three basic principles | 36 |

Latin squares | 50 |

The first theorem of graph theory | 71 |

Edgecolourings | 81 |

Harems and tournaments | 91 |

Rook polynomials | 138 |

Planar graphs | 151 |

Mapcolourings | 166 |

Designs and codes | 179 |

Ramsey theory | 201 |

Hints for exercises | 224 |

Answers to exercises | 249 |

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