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Could anyone please help me I am especially stuck on the second part of the question. Thanks very much I really appreciate it.
A recursive function is a function that calls itself within its own definition. This allows for the function to repeat and solve a problem in smaller pieces until a base case is reached.
A recursive function differs from a regular function in that it calls itself within its own definition. This allows for the function to solve a problem in smaller pieces until a base case is reached, while a regular function typically solves a problem in a linear manner.
A base case in a recursive function is a condition that is used to end the recursive process. It is typically the simplest form of the problem that can be solved without further recursion.
Recursive functions can be used to solve complex problems in a more elegant and efficient manner. They also allow for a more concise and readable code compared to using iterative methods.
Some common examples of recursive functions include calculating factorials, finding the nth term in a Fibonacci sequence, and traversing a binary tree.