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# Python Code to Find Sum of Natural Numbers Using Recursion

#### In this program, you’ll learn to find the sum of natural numbers using recursive function.

In the program below, we’ve used a recursive function `recur_sum()` to compute the sum up to the given number.

## Source Code

``````# Python program to find the sum of natural using recursive function

def recur_sum(n):
if n <= 1:
return n
else:
return n + recur_sum(n-1)

# change this value for a different result
num = 16

if num < 0:
print("Enter a positive number")
else:
print("The sum is",recur_sum(num))
``````

Output

```The sum is 136
```

Note: To test the program for another number, change the value of `num`.

Python Examples for Beginners: Python Code to Find the Sum of Natural Numbers

## Python Examples for Beginners: Python Code to Find Sum of Natural Numbers Using Recursion

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