**Abstract: **A procedure is exposed in order to determine the solution of a combinatorial
problem. The data of the problem are a natural ** N**
and a positive real

**Keywords:** combinatorics; combinatorial analysis; necessity and sufficiency;
deducibility; problem resolution.

1. Preliminary positions.................................................... | 1 |

2. The constitution of the problem.................................... | 2 |

3. The data...................................................................... | 2 |

4. The enunciate.............................................................. | 2 |

5. The resolutive procedure.............................................. | 3 |

5.1 The first argumentation........................................... |
3 |

5.2 The second argumentation...................................... |
4 |

5.3 The results of the two previous argumentations..... |
4 |

5.4 The resolution.......................................................... |
5 |

5.4.1 The determination of a solution............................ |
5 |

5.4.2 The uniqueness of the solution.............................. |
5 |

**Date of release: ** 18 September 2003

**Language: **English

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