What Is a Factorial?

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1. What does the fundamental counting principle say?

2. If you were making a playlist of 5 songs, how many ways could you order the songs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of factorials. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include knowing the fundamental counting principal as well as calculating a number of factorial equations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be quizzed on the following information regarding factorials:

  • Evaluating a factorial
  • Defining the fundamental counting principal
  • Applying factorials to real world situations
  • Finding the factorial equivalent of a given expression

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to assess their understanding of the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on factorials
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve factorial practice problems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the fundamental counting principal and how to write factorials

Additional Learning

To learn more about factorials and mathematics, review the accompanying lesson titled What Is a Factorial? The following objectives are covered in this lesson:

  • Define the fundamental counting principal
  • Describe what a factorial is and tell how factorials are written in the form of a mathematical equation
  • Understand the circumstances in which factorials can be used
  • Be able to solve math problems using factorials
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