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factorial (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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Owning Class: basic

Requires: MathScript RT Module

Syntax

c = factorial(a)

Description

Computes the factorial of a given number. For all natural numbers a, factorial(a) = a*(a-1)*...*2*1.

Examples

Inputs

Name Description
a Specifies a natural number. a must be less than 20.

Outputs

Name Description
c Returns the factorial of a. c is a scalar.

Details

The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.

Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Yes
Supported on RT targets Yes
Suitable for bounded execution times on RT Not characterized

Examples

C = factorial(5)/(factorial(2)*factorial(3))

Related Topics

gamma

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