Divisor (Integer)

Pronunciation: /dɪˈvaɪ zər/ Explain

Disambiguation: This article discusses divisor as a integer that divides evenly into another integer. For other uses of the word divisor, click here.

A divisor is an integer that divides evenly into another integer. For example, 2 is a divisor of 6. 1 is a divisor of all integers. Every integer is a divisor of iteself (ex: 6 is always a divisor of 6).

A proper divisor is any divisor except for the number itself. The divisor of 6 are 1, 2, 3, and 6. However, the proper divisors of 6 are 1, 2, and 3.

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McAdams, David E. Divisor (Integer). 7/4/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/d/divisor_integer.html.

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7/4/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
6/18/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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