Ruud H.G. van Tol on Mon, 28 Nov 2022 13:00:02 +0100

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Re: binomial() challenge (+thanks)

On 2022-11-26 19:09, Bill Allombert wrote:
On Sat, Nov 26, 2022 at 01:17:28PM +0100, Ruud H.G. van Tol wrote:

PARI binomial() challenge:

binom_1(n,k) = gamma(n+1) / gamma(k+1) / gamma(n-k+1)
binom_2(n,k) = exp(lngamma(n+1) - lngamma(k+1) - lngamma(n-k+1))
Ah! You had a one-time-in-a-life opportunity to use the factorial() function
and you blew it!
Heheh, I use factorials all the time,
for stuff like this:

-- Ruud