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climbhi
Is there a way to find the derivative, or antiderivative for that matter, of x!. Or is there a special function for that or something?
Originally posted by lethe
well, the factorial is only defined on the natural numbers, and there is no sensible way to take a derivative of any function on the naturals.
Originally posted by climbhi
Is it perhaps just picking the values off the Gamma function?
Originally posted by lethe
yup. check 1/2! it should be √π
Originally posted by climbhi
Well actually according to my calculator it is (√π)/2, is this actually what it should be?
Originally posted by lethe
Γ(3/2) = (1/2)Γ(1/2)