The exact factorial of 5 is:


📌 Number of digits in the exact factorial of 5! = 3.

Approximately, the value of 5! can also be written as 120.

How to calculate 5!

The formula for finding the factorial of a number is:

n! = n × (n-1) × (n-2) × … × 2 × 1

The same formula can also be written in terms of PI product notation as:

Factorial Formula

So, by definition, 5! is calculated as:

5 × 4 × 3 × 2 × 1

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Frequently asked questions

Here are some frequently asked questions about factorial of 5:

How many digits are there in the exact value of 5!?

There are 3 digits in the exact value of 5!.

What is the value of 5 factorial in terms of E?

The value of 5! in terms of E is 120.

What are the uses of factorials?

According to Wikipedia:

In mathematical analysis, factorials are used in power series for the exponential function and other functions, and they also have applications in algebra, number theory, probability theory, and computer science.