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Noun: factoring  fak-tu-ring
  1. (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
    - factorization, factorisation [Brit]
Verb: factor  fak-tu(r)
  1. (arithmetic) resolve into factors
    "a quantum computer can factor the number 15";
    - factor in, factor out
     
  2. Be a contributing factor
    "make things factor into a company's profitability"
     
  3. Consider as relevant when making a decision
    "You must factor in the recent developments";
    - factor in, factor out

Derived forms: factorings

Type of: add, bestow, bring, calculate, cipher, compute, consider, contribute, cypher, figure [N. Amer], impart, lend, reckon, resolution, resolving, study, work out

Encyclopedia: Factoring

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