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Wednesday, December 08, 2010
Do You Know Your Formula
What is the product (ie. Multiplying all the numbers together) of the following series: (x-a),(x-b),(x-c),.....(x-z)?
Posted by Unknown at 11:13 AM
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because there would be an (x-x) term in there!
0! ...factorial zero?ReplyDelete
no anotherpilgrim means that the product is zero because at some point there would be (x-x) that is obviuosly equal to zero. Any number multiplied to zero is zeroReplyDelete
dunnoe, i got zero too! :DReplyDelete