Calculate :

P= (1-1/2)(1-1/3)(1-1/4)........(1-1/2006)(1-1/2007)

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Originally Posted by**ThePerfectHacker**

but taking logs is one of the first tricks I would normally employ, after all

it is a quick method of deriving Stirling's approximation to the factorial.

However there must be many cases where this approach will not be

useful.

RonL

- May 17th 2006, 05:04 PM #6