Factorialize a Number: Recursion, or .push and reduce?

Factorialize a Number: Recursion, or .push and reduce?
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#1

Tell us what’s happening:
So, after a couple hours, I finally got this to work, but it appears like the assignment wants me to use a different method, and instead I used a .push function for i, within the loop, and then used a reduce method to multiply the values.
All of the different values I test seems to come up with the correct result.

What’s the advantage of using recursion instead in this case?

Thanks in advance.

Your code so far

var newArray = [];

function factorialize(num) {

if (num === 0) {
return 1;
}
else {
for (var i = 1; i < (num + 1); i++)
{
newArray.push(i);
}
{
num = newArray.reduce(function(previousVal, currentVal) {
return previousVal * currentVal;
});
}

return num;
}
}

factorialize(10);

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**Link to the challenge:**
https://www.freecodecamp.org/challenges/factorialize-a-number

#2

Never mind, after looking at the solutions, it’s much simpler.

Solved.