## What is FACT Function in Excel?

The **FACT **function is one of the math functions of Excel.

It Returns the **factorial of a number**, equal to 1*2*3*…* Number.

We can find this function in **Math & trig** category of insert function Tab.

## How to use FACT function in excel

- Click on an
**empty cell**(like F5 )

2. Click on **fx icon** (or press** shift+F3**)

3. In the **insert function tab** you will see all functions

4. Select **math and trig** category

5. Select **FACT **function

6. Then select **ok**

7. In the function arguments Tab you will see **FACT **function

8. Number is the **nonnegative number** you want the factorial of

9. You will see **results **in the formula result section

## Examples of **FACT** function in Excel

**Example 1:**

**How to use FACT function in excel**

You can see examples of FACT function below:

**fact**(5) ----->>>>answer is 120
**fact**(4) ----->>>>answer is 24
**fact**(3) ----->>>>answer is 6
**fact**(2) ----->>>>answer is 2
**fact**(1) ----->>>>answer is 1

## What is the purpose of **FACT** function?

**FACT**

It Returns the **factorial of a number**, equal to 1*2*3*…* Number.

## What is the Return value of **FACT** function?

**FACT**

It returns a number.

## How many arguments does **FACT** function have?

**FACT**

This function has just **1** Argument.

The **argument **of FACT function is **number**.

Number is the **nonnegative number** you want the factorial of.

The argument of FACT function is **required **and not optional.

```
FACT(number) = number
```

## Which version of excel supports **FACT** function?

**FACT**

This function is available for all excel **versions **(2003-2019)

## Errors in **FACT** function

**FACT**

## FACT** related functions :**

- COMBIN function
- PERMUT function
- FACTDOUBLE function
- GCD function