- James Stirling (mathematician)
**James Stirling**(April 22 ,1692 –December 5 ,1770 ) was a Scottishmathematician . He was educated atBalliol College, Oxford where he was aSnell exhibitioner The

Stirling number s andStirling's approximation are named after him.—=External links=

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**James Stirling**— may refer to:*James Stirling (1692 ndash;1770), mathematician *Admiral Sir James Stirling (1791 ndash;1865), Governor of Western Australia *James Hutchison Stirling (1820 ndash;1909), Scottish philosopher *James Stirling (1835 ndash;1931),… … Wikipedia**Stirling (disambiguation)**— Stirling is a city in Scotland (formerly the Royal Burgh of Stirling). It also refers to several places related to this city:* Stirling (council area) * Stirling (Scottish Parliament constituency) * Stirling (UK Parliament constituency) *… … Wikipedia**stirling's formula**— noun Usage: usually capitalized S Etymology: after James Stirling died 1770 Scottish mathematician : a formula giving the approximate value of the factorial of any very large number * * * /sterr lingz/, Math. a relation that approximates the… … Useful english dictionary**Stirling's formula**— noun Etymology: James Stirling died 1770 Scottish mathematician Date: 1908 a formula √2πn] nn e n that approximates the value of the factorial of a very large number n … New Collegiate Dictionary**Stirling's formula**— /sterr lingz/, Math. a relation that approximates the value of n factorial (n!), expressed as (n/e)n(2.pi.n)1/2. [1925 30; after James Stirling (d. 1770), Scottish mathematician] * * * … Universalium**Stirling's formula**— /stɜlɪŋz ˈfɔmjələ/ (say sterlingz fawmyuhluh) noun a formula giving the approximate value of the factorial of a large number. {named after James Stirling, 1692–1770, Scottish mathematician} … Australian English dictionary**Stirling, James**— ▪ British mathematician born 1692, Garden, Stirling, Scotland died December 5, 1770, Edinburgh Scottish mathematician who contributed important advances to the theory of infinite series and infinitesimal calculus. No absolutely… … Universalium**Matthew Stewart (mathematician)**— Matthew Stewart FRS FRSE (c.1717/1719[1] – 23 January, 1785) was a Scottish mathematician and minister of religion. He was born in Rothesay, on the Isle of Bute, died at Catrine, Ayrshire, and is interred at Greyfriars Kirkyard in Edinburgh.… … Wikipedia**List of Scottish scientists**— This article is part of the List of Scots series List of Scottish scientists is a list of Scottish scientists.*Thomas Addis (1881–1949), physician, pioneer in nephrology *William Aiton (1731–1793), botanist *Alexander Anderson (mathematician) (c … Wikipedia**1690s in Scotland**— Events from the 1690s in the Kingdom of Scotland.Events1690 * 30 April–1 May The Jacobite rising of Vicount Dundee ends in defeat at the Battle of Cromdale.cite web|url=http://www.undiscoveredscotland.co.uk/usfeatures/timeline/to1700.html|title=Un… … Wikipedia