From: John P . Looney (valen at domain tuatha.org)
Date: Thu 28 Oct 1999 - 15:23:52 IST
On Thu, Oct 28, 1999 at 02:57:18PM +0100, Colin Whittaker mentioned:
> for c:
> int factorial( int x )
> return ( x == 1 ): 1 ? (factorial( x - 1 ) * x);
Now, feed it 5500, and see what answer it gives. Scheme gives a
number of approximately 4x10^4090 - try it and see! C barfs at anything
bigger than 4x10^9!
BTW, I forgot to divide by '6!' in the lotto calc. I feel better now.
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