factorial
I. adjective Date: 1837 of, relating to, or being a factor or a factorial II. noun Date: 1869 1. the product of all the positive integers from 1 to n — symbol n! 2. the quantity 0! arbitrarily defined as equal to 1

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  • factorial — FACTORIÁL, factoriale, adj. (mat.; în sintagma) Produs factorial (şi substantivat, n.) = produs obţinut prin înmulţirea numerelor întregi şi succesive începând de la 1 şi mergând până la numărul respectiv. [pr.: ri al] – Din fr. factorielle.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Factorial — Fac*to ri*al, n. (Math.) (a) pl. A name given to the factors of a continued product when the former are derivable from one and the same function F(x) by successively imparting a constant increment or decrement h to the independent variable. Thus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • factorial — (De factor). f. Mat. Producto que resulta de multiplicar un número entero positivo dado por todos los enteros inferiores a él hasta el uno. (Símb. !). El factorial de 4 es 4! = 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 = 24. ☛ V. análisis factorial …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • factorial — Mathematics ► NOUN ▪ the product of an integer and all the integers below it, e.g. 4 x 3 x 2 x 1 (factorial 4, denoted by 4! and equal to 24). ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to a factor or factorial. DERIVATIVES factorially adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • factorial — adjetivo 1. Área: matemáticas Del factor o de los factores: Haz la descomposición factorial de 125. sustantivo femenino 1. Área: matemáticas Producto de todos los términos de una progresión aritmética …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • factorial — [fak tôr′ē əl] adj. 1. of a factor 2. Math. of factors or factorials n. Math. the product of a given series of consecutive whole numbers beginning with 1 and ending with the specified number [the factorial of 5 (5!) is 1 × 2 × 3 × 4 × 5, or 120] …   English World dictionary

  • Factorial — Fac*to ri*al, a. 1. Of or pertaining to a factory. Buchanan. [1913 Webster] 2. (Math.) Related to factorials. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Factorial —   [engl.], Fakultät …   Universal-Lexikon

  • factorial — 1816 (n.), 1837 (adj.), from FACTOR (Cf. factor) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • factorial — |àt| adj. 2 g. 1. Referente a fatores. 2. Constituído por fatores.   ♦ [Portugal] Grafia de fatorial antes do Acordo Ortográfico de 1990.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: fatorial …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Factorial — n n! 0 1 1 1 2 2 3 6 4 24 5 120 6 720 7 …   Wikipedia

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