### Problem statement

Write a program to take a number as an input from user and find the factorial of that number.

### How to find factorial of a number

Factorial of a non-negetive number is denoted by ** n!**.

Factorial of a number

**n**is the product of all positive integers less than or equal to

**n**.

For example:

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5! = 5 * 4 * 3 * 2 * 1 = 120 |

**Note: **Factorial of a 0! = 1.

### C program to find factorial of a given number

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#include < stdio.h > int main() { int i, num, fact = 1; printf("Enter the no: \t"); scanf("%d", & num); for (i = 1; i <= num; i++) { fact = i * fact; } printf("factorial of a number %d is %d", num, fact); } |

**Output**

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Enter the no: 5 factorial of a number 5 is 120 |

### C Program to find factorial of a number using recursion

#### What is recursion?

The process in which a function calls itself directly or indirectly is called recursion.

And this function is called as a recursion function.

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#include<stdio.h> int fact(int); int main() { int num, i=1, factorial; printf("Enter the number\n"); scanf("%d", &num); factorial = fact(num); printf("Factorial of a %d is %d", num, factorial); getchar(); getchar(); } int fact(int a) { if(a==0) { return 1; } else { return (a * fact(a-1)); } } |

**Output**

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Enter the number 6 Factorial of a 6 is 720 |

### Ankit Wasankar

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