# Falling and rising factorials facts for kids

The **falling factorial** is a multiplication of progressively smaller terms starting with n where there are k number of terms. Each term is a natural number and decreases by 1.

Similarly the **rising factorial** is a multiplication of progessively larger terms starting with n where there are k number of terms. Each term is a natural number and increases by 1.

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