common factor
noun see common divisor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • common factor — noun an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly • Syn: ↑common divisor, ↑common measure • Hypernyms: ↑divisor, ↑factor • Hyponyms: ↑greatest common divisor, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • common factor — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms common factor : singular common factor plural common factors maths a number that a group of two or more other numbers can be divided by exactly. 4 is a common factor of 8, 12, and 20 …   English dictionary

  • common factor — /kɒmən ˈfæktə/ (say komuhn faktuh) noun Mathematics an integer which is an exact divisor of two or more given integers. The highest common factor (or greatest common divisor) is the largest factor of a set of integers …   Australian English dictionary

  • common factor — factor which is shared by all numbers in a given group (Mathematics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • common factor — An element of return that influences many assets. According to multiple factor risk models, the factors determine correlations between asset returns. Common factors include size (often measured by market capitalization), valuation measures such… …   Financial and business terms

  • highest common factor — noun the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers • Syn: ↑greatest common divisor, ↑greatest common factor • Hypernyms: ↑common divisor, ↑common factor, ↑common measure * * * ˌhighest common ˈfactor 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • greatest common factor — noun the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers • Syn: ↑greatest common divisor, ↑highest common factor • Hypernyms: ↑common divisor, ↑common factor, ↑common measure * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • highest common factor — noun (C) technical the largest number that a set of numbers can be divided by exactly: the highest common factor of 12, 24 and 30 is 6 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • highest common factor — ► NOUN ▪ the highest number that can be divided exactly into each of two or more numbers …   English terms dictionary

  • highest common factor — noun the greatest number which is a factor (def. 2) of all the numbers in the group of numbers in question. Abbrev.: HCF, h.c.f …   Australian English dictionary

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