My physics professor introduce us to the gamma function a few weeks ago, and I've been thinking about it quite a bit.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Is there some sort of significance to the fact that the Gamma function has a local minimum value at about n=1.462?

I worked out that the derivative of the gamma function can be shown to be

Integral t^(n-1)*e^(-t)*ln(t) dt

and found the zero of that function using my calculator.

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# Minimum of gamma?

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