From: John P . Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Thu 28 Oct 1999 - 15:20:14 IST
On Thu, Oct 28, 1999 at 08:59:44AM -0500, John_White at domain dell.com mentioned:
> as easy as it would be to write one that gets the factorial of 5 :)
> but you'd need a mad data type to store the result in . . .
That's part of the point! Lisp doesn't mind!
Question though. I was doing the lotto calculation, and:
==> (/ (factorial 42) (factorial 36))
Is it really a 3.777 billion to one chance of winning now ?
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