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factorial

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Calculates the factorial of a number.

Use recursion. If num is less than or equal to 1, return 1. Otherwise, return the product of num and the factorial of num - 1. Throws an exception if num is a negative or a floating point number.

def factorial(num):
  if not ((num >= 0) and (num % 1 == 0)):
    raise Exception(
      f"Number( {num} ) can't be floating point or negative ")
  return 1 if num == 0 else num * factorial(num - 1)