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GAMMALN.PRECISE function: Description, Usage, Syntax, Examples and Explanation

What is GAMMALN.PRECISE function in Excel?

GAMMALN.PRECISE function is one of Statistical functions in Microsoft Excel that returns the natural logarithm of the gamma function, Γ(x).

Syntax of GAMMALN.PRECISE function


The GAMMALN.PRECISE function syntax has the following arguments:

  • X    Required. The value for which you want to calculate GAMMALN.PRECISE.

GAMMALN.PRECISE formula explanation

  • If x is nonnumeric, GAMMALN.PRECISE returns the #VALUE! error value.
  • If x ≤ 0, GAMMALN.PRECISE returns the #NUM! error value.
  • The number e raised to the GAMMALN.PRECISE(i) power, where i is an integer, returns the same result as (i – 1)!.
  • GAMMALN.PRECISE is calculated as follows:GAMMALN.PRECISE = LN(Γ(x))where:


Example of GAMMALN.PRECISE function

Steps to follow:

1. Open a new Excel worksheet.

2. Copy data in the following table below and paste it in cell A1

Note: For formulas to show results, select them, press F2 key on your keyboard and then press Enter.

You can adjust the column widths to see all the data, if need be.

Formula Description Result
=GAMMALN.PRECISE(4) Natural logarithm of the gamma function at 4 1.7917595

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