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All right! Now we’re cooking. Let’s try a factorial problem.

To calculate the factorial of a non-negative integer x, just multiply all the integers from 1 through x. For example:

  • factorial(4) would equal 4 * 3 * 2 * 1, which is 24.
  • factorial(1) would equal 1.
  • factorial(3) would equal 3 * 2 * 1, which is 6.



Define a function factorial that takes an integer x as input.

Calculate and return the factorial of that number.

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