Let’s learn how do you program a factorial in java?

## Factorial program in java

Factorial of a number in java or factorial in java is one of the common java interview question. Factorial is the product of all integers less than or equal to given number. Denoted as n! For example,

6! = 6 * 5 * 4 * 3 * 2 * 1 = 720 (6! means 6 factorial)

4! = 4 * 3 * 2 * 1 = 24 (4! means 4 factorial)

Below are few ways to execute factorial program.

- Factorial program using for loop.
- Factorial program using recursion.
- Factorial program using while loop.
- Factorial program using do while loop.

Now let’s see java program to find factorial of a number using for loop. Here’s the java program.

public class FactorialDemo { public static void main(String[] args) { int number = 6, factorial = 1; for(int a = 1; a <= number; a++) { factorial = factorial * a; } System.out.println("Factorial of " + number + " is : " + factorial); } }

**Output:**

Factorial of 6 is : 720

**Factorial using recursion in java**

public class FactorialRecursion { public static void main(String[] args) { int factorial = 1; int number = 6; factorial =factorialFunction(number); System.out.println("Factorial of " + number + " is : " + factorial); } static int factorialFunction(int num) { if(num == 0) { return 1; } else { return(num *factorialFunction(num - 1)); } } }

**Output:**

Factorial of 6 is : 720

**Factorial using while loop in java**

import java.util.Scanner; public class FactorialUsingWhileLoop { public static void main(String[] args) { int number, factorial = 1; Scanner sc = new Scanner(System.in); System.out.println("Please enter a number : "); number = sc.nextInt(); int a = 1; while(a <= number) { factorial = factorial * a; a++; } System.out.println("Factorial of " + number + " is : " + factorial); sc.close(); } }

**Output:**

Please enter a number : 5

Factorial of 6 is : 120

**Factorial using do while loop in java**

import java.util.Scanner; public class FactorialDoWhileLoop { public static void main(String[] args) { int number, factorial = 1; Scanner sc = new Scanner(System.in); System.out.println("Please enter a number : "); number = sc.nextInt(); int a = 1; do { factorial = factorial * a; a++; } while(a <= number); System.out.println("Factorial of " + number + " is : " + factorial); sc.close(); } }

**Output:**

Please enter a number : 7

Factorial of 7 is : 5040