factorial


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to factorial: Factorial design

fac·to·ri·al

 (făk-tôr′ē-əl)
n.
The product of all the positive integers from 1 to a given number: 4 factorial, usually written 4!, is equal to 24 (1 × 2 × 3 × 4 = 24).
adj.
Of or relating to a factor or factorial.

factorial

(fækˈtɔːrɪəl) maths
n
(Mathematics) the product of all the positive integers from one up to and including a given integer. Factorial zero is assigned the value of one: factorial four is 1 × 2 × 3 × 4. Symbol: n!, where n is the given integer
adj
(Mathematics) of or involving factorials or factors
facˈtorially adv

fac•to•ri•al

(fækˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-)

n.
1. the product of a given positive integer multiplied by all lesser positive integers: The quantity four factorial (4!) = 4 ∙ 3 ∙ 2 ∙ 1 = 24.Symbol: n!, where n is the given integer.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to factors or factorials.
3. of or pertaining to a factor or a factory.
[1810–20]
fac•to′ri•al•ly, adv.

fac·to·ri·al

(făk-tôr′ē-əl)
The product of all of the positive integers from 1 to a given positive integer. It is written as the given integer followed by an exclamation point. For example, the factorial of 4 (written 4!) is 1 × 2 × 3 × 4, or 24.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.factorial - the product of all the integers up to and including a given integer; "1, 2, 6, 24, and 120 are factorials"
mathematical product, product - a quantity obtained by multiplication; "the product of 2 and 3 is 6"
Adj.1.factorial - of or relating to factorials
Translations
faktoriál
fakultet
kertoma
階乗
silnia
fatorial
fakultet

factorial

[fækˈtɔːrɪəl]
A. ADJfactorial
B. Nfactorial m or f

factorial

[fækˈtɔːrɪəl] adj (Math) → fattoriale
References in periodicals archive ?
The experimental design was completely randomized in double factorial arrangement, with an additional treatment 4 x 2 + 1 (four doses of urea in two treatment periods and one control), with 4 replicates per treatment.
Posteriormente se llevo a cabo un analisis de la invarianza factorial del cuestionario para las submuestras tomando como base el mejor modelo de medida obtenido en la etapa anterior.
En el ejercicio democratico el peso factorial de cada individuo es identico al de los demas.
Proposal for an executive functions model based on factorial analysis in a population-based sample of young children
According to the results shown by this literature, a scale with factorial invariance is needed.
"Reliability Assessment of Electronic Assemblies under Vibration by Statistical Factorial Analysis Approach"
With this objective, in this work a conventional oven drying method was developed by applying a factorial design in two levels and by the application of thermogravimetry on isothermal mode.
We suggest fractional factorial randomized experiments as the best means of producing the evidence needed to guide the continued development of new payment and delivery models and to help calibrate payment parameters to achieve policy objectives.
Algunos trabajos (17,18) asumen el modelo tridimensional sin contrastarlo a traves del analisis factorial (cosa que si hicieron Shiloh y su grupo en el trabajo original de 1997), siendo los trabajos que si utilizan este analisis (19,20) los que proponen visiones alternativas que llevan a plantear la existencia de un solo factor.
Sin embargo, un aspecto que ayudaria a comprender de forma pormenorizada el comportamiento de los items es su grado de simplicidad factorial, es decir, evaluar si el item es influido predominantemente por un solo factor o por mas de uno (Fleming & Merino, 2005).
The general factorial design of experiment was used to compare the signal-to-noise (S/N) ratio of different conditions using the following factors: column characteristics, ionization mode, organic phase, and aqueous phase.