how do Γ(a+3) and Γ(a) compare?

do i need to evaluate the integrals, or is there a property that i can use. I only know the

two properties:

1)Γ(a+1)=aΓ(a) which holds for all values of a>0

2)Γ(n)=n-1! when n is an integer

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- Aug 23rd 2010, 12:31 AMulysses123Gamma Random Variable
how do Γ(a+3) and Γ(a) compare?

do i need to evaluate the integrals, or is there a property that i can use. I only know the

two properties:

1)Γ(a+1)=aΓ(a) which holds for all values of a>0

2)Γ(n)=n-1! when n is an integer - Aug 23rd 2010, 02:23 AMMoo
Well (I'll put G for the Gamma function), G(a+3)=(a+2)G(a+2)=(a+2)(a+1)G(a+1)=(a+2)(a+1)a G(a) ?

- Aug 23rd 2010, 03:18 AMmr fantastic