Factor
Any integer
or polynomial that exactly divides a given integer or polynomial.
Factor a polynomial means decompose it in simple (prime) factors.
Thus 2, 3, 4, 6, 12 are factors of 12, but the prime decomposition
of 12 is .
For example factoring the polynomial: .
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Polynomial
Figure
Any arrangement
of points, lines, curves or surfaces, constituting a geometrical
shape.
Formation
Rules
In logic, the
rules of a formal language constructing well formed formulas (WFF)
from symbols. For example,
are WFF, but
are not.
Formula
A formal expression
of some rule .
Fraction
Any ratio of
one quantity to another nonzero quantity.
Function
A function is
a rule that assigns to every element x of a set X, a
unique element y of a set Y, written as y = f(x). X
is called the domain and Y the codomain and the set of all elements
f(x) is called the range or image of f. The
range is a subset of the codomain, but in all basic level
of mathematics are seen as equals.
To help understand this definition, we look at the function as an
inputout machine where the set of all allowed inputs is the domain
and the set of all outputs obtained is the range.
Functions
