Factorial one hundred (written 100!) has 24 noughts when written in full and that 1000! has 249 noughts? Convince yourself that the above is true. Perhaps your methodology will help you find the number of noughts in
10 000! and 100 000! or even 1 000 000!
I have forgotten the number of the combination of the lock on my
briefcase. I did have a method for remembering it...
How many zeros are there at the end of the number which is the
product of first hundred positive integers?
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