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A Double Inequality for Gamma Function

Journal of Inequalities and Applications20092009:503782

Received: 12 June 2009

Accepted: 30 August 2009

Published: 27 September 2009


Using the Alzer integral inequality and the elementary properties of the gamma function, a double inequality for gamma function is established, which is an improvement of Merkle's inequality.

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Authors’ Affiliations

Haining Radio and TV University
Department of Mathematics, Huzhou Teachers College


© X. Zhang and Y. Chu. 2009

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