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A statisticus / mathematician will provide answers as factorial as often numbers are too big to write down.

E.g. 5! is quite easy but 7000000000! is huge. Assuming the world population is 7000000000, 7000000000! is approximately the number of ways you can put their names in a list. As there are people with the same name the number is actually less but still huge.

There are even statistic problems where numbers like n!! (n factorial factorial *) are used which can be even "bigger than huge".


*) besides "n factorial factorial", there exist "n double factorial" which is n x (n-2) x (n-4) ... x 1)
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