AskDefine | Define factors

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Noun

factors
  1. Plural of factor

Verb

factors
  1. third-person singular of factor

Extensive Definition

A factor, a Latin word meaning 'who/which acts' may refer to:
In science:
In mathematics:
  • Factorization the decomposition of an object into a product of other objects
  • Integer factorization, the process of breaking down a composite number into smaller non-trivial divisors
  • a coefficient
  • a divisor of a particular number, or of an element of a monoid
  • a von Neumann algebra with a trivial center
  • In easier words: A number that takes part in a multiplication giving a particular number.
In technology:
  • Human factors, a profession that focuses on how people interact with products, tools, or procedures
  • "Functionality, Application domain, Conditions, Technology, Objects and Responsibility;", In object-oriented programming
In computer science and information technology:
In television:

See also

factors in Danish: Faktor
factors in German: Faktor
factors in French: Facteur
factors in Ido: Faktoro
factors in Dutch: Factor
factors in Norwegian: Faktor
factors in Romanian: Factor
factors in Simple English: Factor
factors in Slovak: Faktor
factors in Finnish: Faktori
factors in Swedish: Faktor
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