A friendly derivation of Stirling's formula

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We demonstrate the Stirling formula, approximating the factorial, utilising accessible and elementary methods in an engaging manner.


  • 26A06
  • factorial
  • Stirling's formula
  • Wallis' formula

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics (miscellaneous)
  • Education
  • Applied Mathematics


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