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fac·to·ri·al

(fak-tōr'ē-ăl),
1. Pertaining to a statistical factor or factors.
2. Of an integer, that integer multiplied by each smaller integer in succession down to one, written n!; for example, 5! equals 5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1 = 120.

fac·to·ri·al

(fak-tōr'ē-ăl)
Pertaining to a statistical factor or factors.
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Let [Q.sub.1] (2n - 1) denotes the smallest positive odd number such that [Q.sub.1](2n - 1)x(2n - 1) is a two factorial number. That is, [Q.sub.1](2n - 1) (2n - 1) (2m - 1)!!, where (2m -1)!!
By using (5) and 6), we are aware of some properties of the central factorial numbers T(n, k) as follows:
Liu, The generalized central factorial numbers and higher order Norlund Euler- Bernoulli polynomials, (Chinese) Acta Math.