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International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences
Volume 1, Issue 2, Pages 227-233

A note on an inequality for the gamma function

Department of Mathematics, University of Ife, Ile-Ife, Oyo State, Nigeria

Received 23 August 1976; Revised 30 June 1977

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Some inequalities for the Wallis functions are proved. The results of this paper are consequences of some characterization of convex functions. A generalization of a result of Boyd (1) and an extentlon of an inequality of Gantschi (3) are obtained.