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GREATEST COMMON FACTOR

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GREATEST COMMON FACTOR (noun)
  The noun GREATEST COMMON FACTOR has 1 sense:

1. the largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers

  Familiarity information: GREATEST COMMON FACTOR used as a noun is very rare.


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GREATEST COMMON FACTOR (noun)


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Meaning:

The largest integer that divides without remainder into a set of integers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

greatest common divisor; greatest common factor; highest common factor

Hypernyms ("greatest common factor" is a kind of...):

common divisor; common factor; common measure (an integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly)


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