Definition of Divisor. Meaning of Divisor. Synonyms of Divisor

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Definition of Divisor

Divisor
Divisor Di*vi"sor, n. [L., fr. dividere. See Divide.] (Math.) The number by which the dividend is divided. Common divisor. (Math.) See under Common, a.

Meaning of Divisor from wikipedia

- In mathematics, a divisor of an integer n {\displaystyle n} , also called a factor of n {\displaystyle n} , is an integer m {\displaystyle m} that may...
- In mathematics, the greatest common divisor (gcd) of two or more integers, which are not all zero, is the largest positive integer that divides each of...
- Notationally, the dividend is divided by the divisor to get a quotient. In the example, 20 is the dividend, five is the divisor, and four is the quotient. Unlike...
- In abstract algebra, an element a of a ring R is called a left zero divisor if there exists a nonzero x such that ax = 0, or equivalently if the map from...
- the sum of the prices of all 30 stocks is divided by a divisor, the Dow Divisor. The divisor is adjusted in case of stock splits, spinoffs or similar...
- divisors are a generalization of codimension-1 subvarieties of algebraic varieties. Two different generalizations are in common use, Cartier divisors...
- number theory, a divisor function is an arithmetic function related to the divisors of an integer. When referred to as the divisor function, it counts...
- called modulus). Given two positive numbers, a (the dividend) and n (the divisor), a modulo n (abbreviated as a mod n) is the remainder of the Euclidean...
- dividend) by three (the divisor), the quotient is six and two thirds. In this sense, a quotient is the ratio of a dividend to its divisor. The quotient is most...
- a superior highly composite number is a natural number which has more divisors than any other number scaled relative to some positive power of the number...
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