Factorial of a non - integer number

My TI - 83 calculator does not permit me to do this, yet making use of Windows calculator, I can calculate the factorial of say 5.8. What does this mean and also just how does it function?

2019-12-02 02:50:48
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Perhaps you are seeking the Gamma function. It limits to the common factorial on all-natural numbers.

Wikipedia's article on Gamma function

2019-12-03 04:12:34