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S'neat, but you do loose quite a bit more accuracy than with Math::Pari

Math::BigInt 19937! = 2.174930234150431374566653562e77066 time: 104.69 +734287262 Math::Pari 19937! = 2.174930234150431374566653166e77066 time: 0.00 +255584716 ^ PP::LogFact 19937! = 2.174930232142160900000000000e77066 (time: 0.03 +0866) ^

Once you start doing further math with them, those inaccuracies add up fast.


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In reply to Re^4: Fastest way to calculate hypergeometric distribution probabilities (i.e. BIG factorials)? by BrowserUk
in thread Fastest way to calculate hypergeometric distribution probabilities (i.e. BIG factorials)? by Commander Salamander

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