# Functions: Exercises and Solutions

## Factorial using for

### Exercise

The factorial (`!`

) of a positive integer number is the product of all numbers from 1 up to and including the number itself. So `3! == 3 × 2 × 1`

. By convention, `0! == 1`

. The factorial of negative numbers is undefined.

Define a function that takes a number as an argument, and returns the factorial for that number. The function can assume that the input is a non-negative integer. Use a `for`

loop inside the function.

### Solution

```
def factorial(i):
f = 1
for j in range(i):
f *= j + 1
return f
print('0! == {0}'.format(factorial(0)))
print('1! == {0}'.format(factorial(1)))
print('2! == {0}'.format(factorial(2)))
print('3! == {0}'.format(factorial(3)))
```

**Output:**

```
0! == 1
1! == 1
2! == 2
3! == 6
```

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