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What will be the output of the following program?
public class FactIs {
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        int number = 6;
        int fact = 1;
        while (number > 1) {
            fact *= number;
        System.out.println("Factorial for 6 is " + fact);

A. Factorial for 6 is 1
B. Factorial for 6 is 120
C. Factorial for 6 is 720
D. Compilation Error
E. Runtime Error
Topic: Factorial Program In Java Using While Loop

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Answer is c....given logic is to calculate the factorial of number...initially fact = 1 ...then we multiply fact with 6 then fact = 1×6 =6 until number =1,we are decrementing number by 1 and multiplying the value of fact with number..when number equal to 1 loop breaks and result is printed which is 720

Posted by Shashanka Mogaliraju    2014-11-24 03:50:53

C is the answer factorial for 6 is 720

Posted by Asad Ahmed    2014-11-24 03:52:19

ans is c fact=fact*number
number=6;iteration 1:fact=6
number=5;iteration 2:fact=6*5=30
number=4;iteration 3:fact=30*4=120
nymber=3;iteration 4:fact=120*3=360
number=2;iteration 5:fact=360*2=720
number=1; condition terminates and while loop fails and prints the fact i.e 720

Posted by Sai Veerendra    2014-11-24 04:54:57


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