### Stirling's Formula: An Application of Calculus

- Talk given at the University of Regina on November 4, 2005

- Talk given at Hobart & William Smith Colleges on April 14, 2003

**Links**
There are many different proofs of Stirling's Formula. Others which also requires only first-year calculus may be found at:

For an interesting discussion about extended Stirling Formulas, and for those with a background in computer science, an interesting discussion of numerically approximating the Gamma function, check out:

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*November 4, 2005*