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Gamma (uppercase Γ, lowercase γ; Greek: Γάμμα Gámma) is the third letter of the Greek alphabet. In the system of Greek numerals it has a value of 3. In Ancient Greek, gamma represented a voiced velar stop /ɡ/. In Modern Greek, it represents a voiced fricative.

Based on its phonetic value in Modern Greek, gamma has also been introduced in a number of modern Latin-alphabet based phonetic notations (Latin (or latinized) gamma Ɣ).


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  • Syed Faisal Shah
    Syed Faisal Shah
    gamma(a)Gamma(b)Gamma(c)Gamma(d)/Gamma(a+b+c+d). plz explain in beta function
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