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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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