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#1 2007-02-25 11:09:19

kylekatarn
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Messed up factorial formula

[expression manipulation/basic calculus]

Simplify:

Last edited by kylekatarn (2007-02-27 11:44:57)

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#2 2007-03-05 11:20:59

kylekatarn
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Re: Messed up factorial formula

1) The binomial coefficients are a good clue
2) don't try to make any calculations before replacing parts of the expression:)

Last edited by kylekatarn (2007-03-05 11:26:14)

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#3 2007-03-05 16:02:33

JaneFairfax
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Re: Messed up factorial formula


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#4 2007-03-05 16:18:53

ganesh
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Re: Messed up factorial formula

kylekatarn,
Seeing the heading, I thought the fomula has something to do with James-Stirling formula! I had been completely misled!


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#5 2007-03-06 06:21:45

kylekatarn
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Re: Messed up factorial formula

yes it is, Jane, good work! wink

Ganesh, I tried to make things as obscure as I could lol wink

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#6 2007-03-06 07:12:48

JaneFairfax
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Re: Messed up factorial formula

kylekatarn wrote:

Ganesh, I tried to make things as obscure as I could lol wink

And you certainly succeeded. big_smile


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