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Default doing a factorial using a for loop

can anyone tell me how to do a factorial using a for loop?
I understand how to make a list adding a number to each line such as

for (i = 0; i <= 5; i++)
document.write("The number is " + i)

but can anyone tell me how to do a factorial using a for loop???
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var factorial = 1;
for (i = 1; i <= 5; i++)
  factorial *= i;
will do factorial 5, I'm sure you can figure out from there how to generalise it...

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