## What is COMBIN Function in Excel?

The **COMBIN **function is one of the math functions of Excel.

It Returns **the number of combinations **for a given number of items.

We can find this function in **Math & trig** category of insert function Tab.

## How to use COMBIN function in excel

- Click on
**an empty cell**(like F5 )

2. Click on **fx icon** (or press** shift+F3**)

3. In the **insert function tab** you will see all functions

4. Select **math and trig** category

5. Select **COMBIN **function

6. Then select **ok**

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see **COMBIN **function

8. Number is the** total number of items**

9. Number_chosen is the **number of items** in each combination

10. You will see **results **in the formula result section

## Examples of **COMBIN** function in Excel

**Example 1:**

**How to use COMBIN function in excel**

You can see examples of COMBIN function below:

**combin**(A2,B2) ----->>>>answer is 5
**combin**(A3,B3) ----->>>>answer is 10
**combin**(A4,B4) ----->>>>answer is 10
**combin**(A5,B5) ----->>>>answer is 5
**combin**(A6,B6) ----->>>>answer is 1

## What is the purpose of **COMBIN** function?

**COMBIN**

It Returns **the number of combinations **for a given number of items.

## What is the Return value of **COMBIN** function?

**COMBIN**

It returns a number.

## How many arguments does **COMBIN** function have?

**COMBIN**

This function has just **2** Argument.

The **argument **of COMBIN function is **number**.

Number is the** total number of items**.

Number_chosen is the **number of items** in each combination.

The argument of COMBIN function is **required **and not optional.

```
COMBIN(number) = number
```

## Which version of excel supports **COMBIN** function?

**COMBIN**

This function is available for all excel **versions **(2003-2019)

## Errors in **COMBIN** function

**COMBIN**

## COMBIN **related functions :**

- COMBINA function
- PERMUT function
- PERMUTATIONA function
- FACT function