Excel FACT Function

This post will guide you how to use Excel FACT function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.

Description

The Excel FACT function returns the factorial of a given number.  The factorial of a given number is equal to 1*2*3…* number.

The FACT function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.

The FACT function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.

Syntax

The syntax of the FACT function is as below:

= FACT (number)

Where the FACT function arguments is:

  • number – This is a required argument. A numeric value that you want to calculate the factorial. And the number need to be a positive integer. If the number is not an integer and it will be truncated.

 Note:

  • If the number argument is negative, the FACT function will return #NUM! Error.
  • If the number argument is non-numeric, the FACT function will return #VALUE! Error.

Excel FACT Function Examples

The below examples will show you how to use Excel FACT Function to calculate the natural logarithm of a given number.

1# to get the factorial of number 14, enter the following formula in Cell B1.

= FACT(14)

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2# to get the factorial of the integer of 2.8, enter the following formula in Cell B2.

= FACT(2.8)

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3# to get the factorial of 0, enter the following formula in Cell B3.

= FACT (0)

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4# to get the factorial of a negative number, and returns a #NUM! Error, enter the following formula in Cell B4

=FACT(-2)

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