       Re: discrete math, how many zeroes in 125!

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• Subject: [mg13458] Re: [mg13418] discrete math, how many zeroes in 125!
• From: "Jurgen Tischer" <jtischer at col2.telecom.com.co>
• Date: Fri, 24 Jul 1998 01:45:42 -0400
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```Hi Timothy,
you can't. Try to find out how many zeroes are in 101 counting the
factors of 2 and of 5. But you could count them:

In:= Count[IntegerDigits[125!],0]

Out= 47

Jurgen

-----Original Message-----
From: Timothy Anderson <trafh at aol.com> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
Subject: [mg13458] [mg13418] discrete math, how many zeroes in 125!

>how can I solve this problem by counting the factors of 2 and 5 without
>doing each factor individually? thanks for any real quick help! Tim
>

```

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