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Thread: need help with a loop for class...

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    Default need help with a loop for class...

    Heres the program description the instructor gave us for class...

    Program Description: Write a program that finds the factorial of a value entered by the user. To calculate 12! (12 factorial) for example the program should calculate the value of

    1 x 2 x 3 x 4 x 5 x 6 x 7 x 8 x 9 x 10 x 11 x 12.

    The program should continue processing numbers until the user inputs a zero. Be sure not to process the terminal value (zero).

    When you are finished submit the completed program to your instructor.

    and here is the code ive got so far
    import java.io.*;
    import java.util.Scanner;
     
    public class Prog162a
    {
    	public static void main(String args[])
    	{
    		System.out.println("Enter a Number [Zero to quit]");
    		Scanner a = new Scanner(System.in);
    		int z = 0;
    		int b = 0;
    		int aa = a.nextInt();
    		while (aa<=aa * 12 +1)
    		{
    			b = aa*1;
    			continue;
    		}
    			b = aa*2;
    			continue;
     
     
     
     
    		System.out.println("The value of " + aa +"! is" + b);	
    	}
    }
    the think im having trouble with is getting the numbers to multiply differently each time and having the user cut it off in time. Could you help me out please


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    Default Re: need help with a loop for class...

    Suggestion: take a look at for-loops.

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