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common factor

common factor

n
(Mathematics) a number or quantity that is a factor of each member of a group of numbers or quantities: 5 is a common factor of 15 and 20. Also called: common divisor
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Noun1.common factor - an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly
divisor, factor - one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer; "what are the 4 factors of 6?"
greatest common divisor, greatest common factor, highest common factor - the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers
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We have this Beppo as a common factor, both in Kennington and in Kensington, so that is worth a ten-mile drive.
The common factor with all the youngsters - Chris Smalling and Tom Cleverley, too - is that they want to be top players and are working hard to get there.
But the one common factor is they are all enhancing the quality of life for others.
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The maximum likelihood common factor estimate of [Omega] in equation (6) takes the form [Mathematical Expression Omitted], for [Mathematical Expression Omitted] of order p x m with m orthogonal factors.
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Each common factor can be estimated as a combination of several variables included in the set of all variables:
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The common factor, no matter what the specifics, is dislike of government mandates, and concern over the impact of any type of reform on small business and the resulting quality of the health care system.
The common factor, whatever the method, is that the block is held below the metal either by anchoring methods (i.
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