factorize

[fak-tuh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), factorized, factorizing.
1.
Mathematics. to resolve into factors.
2.
Law. garnishee ( def 1 ).
Also, especially British, factorise.


Origin:
1855–60; factor + -ize

factorization, noun
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factorize or factorise (ˈfæktəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) maths to resolve (an integer or polynomial) into factors
 
factorise or factorise
 
vb
 
factori'zation or factorise
 
n
 
factori'sation or factorise
 
n

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They may not be interested in prime factorization, rainbow tables, and cryptographic salts.
Show partial understanding of percents, ratios, and prime factorization.
Integer factorization is often confused with the closely related primality problem.
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