# Gamma Function

The gamma function is an extension of the factorial to real and complex arguments.

Gamma function is a college-level concept that would be first encountered in an analysis course.

### Prerequisites

Factorial: | The factorial of a positive integer n, denoted n!, is the product of the first n positive integers. |

Integral: | An integral is a mathematical object that can be interpreted as an area or a generalization of area. Integrals and derivatives are the fundamental objects of calculus. |