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Delving Deeper
Delving Deeper: Close Encounters with Stirling Numbers of the Second Kind

Martin Griffiths Edited by Maurice Burke, J. Kevin Colligan, Maria Fung, and Jeffrey J. Wanko 

November 2012, Volume 106, Issue 4, Page 313

Abstract:
Two seemingly unrelated problems—one posed to a class of eighth graders, the other posed to a class of high school juniors—uncover a connection through Stirling numbers of the second kind.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 9-12
Permutations / Combinations / Counting Problems
Teacher
Problem Solving / Problem Posing