Introduction to Programming using Python 1st Edition

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ISBN 10: 0132747189
ISBN 13: 978-0-13274-718-9

Chapter 15 - Recursion - Section 15.2 - Case Study: Computing Factorials - Check Point - MyProgrammingLab - Page 503: 15.1


When a function calls itself within its body, this is known as a Recursive method.

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Recursion is a technique that leads to elegant solutions to problems that are difficult to program using simple loops. Recursion is a useful programming technique. In some cases, it enables you to develop a natural, straightforward, simple solution to an otherwise difficult problem.
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