# C++ Program to Find Factorial of a Number2 min read

In this tutorial, we will write a Factorial Program in C++. Let us start by understanding what is factorial of a number.

Factorial of n number: Factorial of n number is the product of all the positive descending integers and is denoted by n!. Also factorial of 0 and 1 is 1.

Example:

factorial of n (n!) = n * (n-1) * (n-2) * (n-3)….1
factorial of 5 (n!) = 5 * 4 * 3 * 2 * 1
NOTE: Factorial of 0 (0!) = 1

We will write three different factorial programs in C++.

• using while loop
• using for loop
• using function

## C++ program to calculate factorial of a number

The user needs to enter the number for which the factorial needs to be calculated. The calculation is done using a while loop in C++.

Source code: c++ program to find factorial of a number using while loop.

Output:

`Enter an Integer: 5The Factorial of 5: 120`

## Factorial program in C++ using for Loop

It is the same as the above, the only difference is we use for loop instead of while loop in the following program.

Source code:

Output:

`Enter an Integer: 4The Factorial of 4: 24`

## Calculate the factorial of a number using function

The program has a separate user-defined function that calculates the factorial of a number. The number entered by the user is passed as an argument to the function and after the calculation, the function returns the factorial value to the main function. The result is displayed on the main drive.

Output:

`Enter an Integer: 6The Factorial of 6: 720`

### Find the output ab, cd, ef, g for the input a,b,c,d,e,f,g in Javascript and Python

In this tutorial, we will write a program to find a pairs of elements from an array such that for the input [a,b,c,d,e,f,g] we will …

### String Pattern Programs in C

In this tutorial, we will write various C pattern programs for String. Before that, you may go through the following topics in C. for loop …

### Java Program to Find pair of Integers in Array whose sum is given Number

In this tutorial, we will write a program to find a pair of elements from an array whose sum equals a given number in java …

### Program to Print Diamond Alphabet Patterns in C

In this tutorial, we will learn to write a C program to print Diamond patterns using alphabets/characters. However, in this tutorial, we will create a …

### Half Diamond Pattern in C using Alphabets

In this tutorial, we will learn and code the half diamond alphabet patterns in C programming language. However, in this tutorial, we will create a …

### Half Pyramid of Alphabets in C

In this tutorial, we will learn and code alphabet patterns in C programming language specifically the Half pyramid of alphabets in C programming. However, in …