factorial Mathematics


factorial Mathematics
factorial Mathematics
noun the product of an integer and all the integers below it; e.g. factorial four (4!) is equal to 24. (Symbol: !)
↘the product of a series of factors in an arithmetical progression.
adjective relating to a factor or factorial.
Derivatives
factorially adverb

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