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    please solve the equation

    Dear friend, I have a problem
    I have an euation in the form of
    4^k=8*k! ,find value of k
    I want generatize soluation like that
    4^k=c*K!
    where is a known constant;
    4^k means 4 to power k like 4^2=16;
    k! means Factorial of k


    I need to find the value of k.
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    Quote Originally Posted by satyajit_cdac View Post
    Dear friend, I have a problem
    I have an euation in the form of
    4^k=8*k! ,find value of k
    I want generatize soluation like that
    4^k=c*K!
    where is a known constant;
    4^k means 4 to power k like 4^2=16;
    k! means Factorial of k


    I need to find the value of k.
    Unless there are positive integer solutions (which I doubt very much) you will have to replace k! with the gamma function and use a numerical procedure to solve for k.

    Perhaps you should post the original question from which this equation has come from.
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