# Idea: Factorial block

#1

### A feature I’d like to see in Hopscotch is: A factorial block. If you don’t know what it is, it’s all the numbers multiplied from 1 to x.

#### I’ve seen something similar in another programming languages, it looks like this: I haven’t seen anything similar

If there is something like this please tell me!

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#2

This would be cool!

So a factorial of 4 would be 4 x 3 x 2 x 1?

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#3

Yes

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#4

that would be awesome, nice!

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#5

Cool! Should also include factorial +, - and /

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#6

Uh, that’s not how math works?

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#7

I was wondering that. I thought factorials were only multiplying.

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#8

Correct. Also the symbol is ! –– you’d have 5! = 5*4*3*2*1

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#9

Yes, but what I mean is 4+3+2+1, 4-3-2-1 and 4/3/2/1

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#10

4/3/2/1 is not possible unless you want a number super small.

4 divided by 3 = .75 divided by 2 = .375 divided by 1 = .375

4 - 3 - 2 - 1 = - 2

Imo the only sensible one would be 4 + 3 + 2 + 1 = 10

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#11

Why would we need this? I don’t think THT should go around adding random blocks that will barely be used.

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#12

Well, more math is always cool! But I understand what you mean. I am pretty sure that having this feature would be useful.

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#13

Yes, but only the normal factorial (!)

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#14

Yeah
I agree w ae

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#15

I have created this project that does this, so this might not be of any practical use.

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#16

Yup, but the idea was to have it integrated
Long time no see, last time was my GT
D:

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#17

May I ask you to simplify the algorithm a little?

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#18

This is a great idea! Very useful! Great job @GameCodingCrazy123.

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#19

Thank you and welcome to the forum!

#20

Welcome to the forum!