Hey may I ask for help here in this challenge cause I am a little bit weak in Math or numbers so I hope if I can get an explanation to understand and solve this challenge step by step
HI @Hamza-Noah !
I edited the title of your post to remove the challenge link.
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For this challenge you can look into this Math is fun article on factorials
But basically the way factorials work is that you are going to multiply all of the numbers from n to 1.
For example, here is the factorial of 5
5x4x3x2x1 = 120
Another way to visualize it would be this.
Instead of saying factorial of 5 is
5x4x3x2x1 couldn’t we rewrite it as
5 x factorial(4)
When you think about it, the
factorial(4) is just
Here is a way to break down the factorials
factorial(1) = 1 factorial(2) = 2x1 or 2 x factorial(1) factorial(3) = 3x2x1 or 3 x factorial(2) factorial(4) = 4x3x2x1 or 4 x factorial(3) factorial(5) = 5x4x3x2x1 or 5 x factorial(4)
A popular way to solve this problem is to use recursion where you have a base case and recursive case.
Try to think of a good base case then think of the recursive case.
Hope that helps!
Ok thanks for your help and sorry for replying lately may I ask one question where should I put the link of the challenge so everyone could be able to click them
If you look at your post, you will see that I have edited it to include the link inside the body.
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