[erlang-questions] A silly one?

Fred Hebert mononcqc@REDACTED
Thu Jan 28 15:37:19 CET 2010

The problem here is that you're using the function wrong.
  io:format("fac of ~p is ~p~n", N, Fac).
should be
  io:format("fac of ~p is ~p~n", [N, Fac]).

io:format takes only two arguments in your case, so the parameters to the
string need to be wrapped in a list.

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 9:25 AM, Ish Rattan <ishwar@REDACTED>wrote:

> I can't figure out how to print a term,
> assume tht factorial(N) is given and
> print_it(N) ->
>   Fac = factorial(N),
>   io:format("fac of ~p is ~p~n", N, Fac).
> -ishwar
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