E661 -- Variae considerationes circa series hypergeometricas
(Several considerations about hypergeometric series)
Euler gives an asymptotic approximation for the function f(x) and recognizes that he is trying to interpolate the factorial function introduced in E19.
Originally published in Nova Acta Academiae Scientarum Imperialis Petropolitinae 8, 1794, pp. 3-14
Opera Omnia: Series 1, Volume 16, pp. 178 - 192
- Original Document: E661
- Jordan Bell of Carleton University in Ontario has prepared a translation of E661.
- Alexander Aycock has made draft translations into German and English, available online at Euler-Kreis Mainz.
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