Is there a difference between divisor or factor of an integer?
Sep 7, 2018 #2 jedishrfu Mentor Insights Author 14,575 8,775 I don't think so: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divisor @fresh_42 would have a deeper insight here.
Sep 7, 2018 #4 Mark44 Mentor Insights Author 37,344 9,523 matqkks said: Is there a difference between divisor or factor of an integer? jedishrfu said: I don't think so: I agree. For an integer N, if m is a divisor, m is also a factor. If m | N (i.e., m divides N), then there is an integer p such that M = m * p. Clearly both m and p are factors of N.
matqkks said: Is there a difference between divisor or factor of an integer? jedishrfu said: I don't think so: I agree. For an integer N, if m is a divisor, m is also a factor. If m | N (i.e., m divides N), then there is an integer p such that M = m * p. Clearly both m and p are factors of N.
Sep 7, 2018 #5 matqkks 285 5 This is what I thought but have found conflicting info on the internet. Thanks.