# Need help writing in a summation format

• September 12th 2009, 08:12 AM
diddledabble
Need help writing in a summation format
(13/52*12/52*11/52*...*1/52) How would I write this using a summation symbol. Thanks
• September 12th 2009, 08:20 AM
Plato
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Originally Posted by diddledabble
(13/52*12/52*11/52*...*1/52) How would I write this using a summation symbol. Thanks

First of all, it is not a sum. It is a product.
$$\prod\limits_{k = 1}^{13} {\frac{k}{{52}}}$$ in LaTex gives $\prod\limits_{k = 1}^{13} {\frac{k}{{52}}}$.