# Math Help - Multiplication of Factorials

1. ## Multiplication of Factorials

Given that a, b, and c are positive integers solve the following equation.

a!b! = a! + b! + c^2

anyone?

2. ## Re: Multiplication of Factorials

The information given appears to be incomplete. Could yoy verify it pl?

3. ## Re: Multiplication of Factorials

ibudutt,

the question is complete. I know you are thinking of 3 variables but 1 equation. But this question is solvable.
by trial and error, a=2, b=3, c=2.

But my concern is, is there any other way that can be used to solve it, systematically and algebraically?

My thought : Try to relate the multiplication of 2 factorials and their sums.