Author mark.dickinson
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Date 2018-12-07.09:03:05
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There's also the question of what inputs should be considered valid: `binomial(n, k)` for `k > n` should either return 0 or be a `ValueError`, but which? Same question for `k < 0`. There's a symmetry argument for allowing `k < 0` if you allow `k > n`, but I can't think of pragmatic reasons to allow `k < 0`, while allowing `k > n` _does_ seem potentially useful.

Note that this needs fixing with both of the code snippets shown so far: they both return 1 for k > n.
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