# Exact factorial/gamma values for half-integers

is it possible to return exact values of (n+1/2)! and ?(n+1/2) for *n* is an integer?

Exact factorial/gamma values for half-integers

is it possible to return exact values of (n+1/2)! and ?(n+1/2) for *n* is an integer?

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Sage already supports this (at least as of 4.8):

```
sage: factorial(3/2)
3/4*sqrt(pi)
sage: gamma(5/2)
3/4*sqrt(pi)
```

Ah. It doesn't for decimal inputs, like 1.5, but it does for 3/2. Thanks

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If you give a numeric input, it'll give you a numeric output. If you want an exact output, give it an exact input.

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