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Adam Blais
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Joined: Dec 02, 2004
Posts: 27
How do you compute factorials in java without making a loop for the number?
Layne Lund
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Joined: Dec 06, 2001
Posts: 3061
You could use recursion instead. If you don't know what I mean by this, then google for "recursion" or look it up in the index of your textbook.

Layne


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