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Noun: factoring fak-tu-ring - (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original entity
- factorization, factorisation [Brit]
- (arithmetic) resolve into factors
"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"; - factor in, factor out
- Be a contributing factor
"make things factor into a company's profitability"
- 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 Factor, Max |
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