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Stirred, Not Shaken, by Stirling's Formula

by Paul Levrie (Karel de Grote University College Belgium)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
June, 2011

Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Limits
Applicable Course(s): 3.2 Mainstream Calculus II

In this note an elementary proof of Stirling's asymptotic formula for \(n!\) is given.


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