Definition of factorize in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfaktərʌɪz/
(also factorise)


(With reference to a number) resolve or be resolvable into factors: [with object]: all matrices can be factorized [no object]: f factorizes completely into linear factors
More example sentences
  • In this paper we use the basic Sanderson and Marchini model for transtension where the bulk strain can easily be factorized into pure shear and simple shear components.
  • According to Poorter and Nagel, it can be factorized into two components.



Pronunciation: /faktərʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • Following this revelation, perhaps we shouldn't be too hasty to rule out the possibility that there is also a simple algorithm for factorization that has similarly been overlooked.
  • In fact al-Farisi's approach is based on the unique factorisation of an integer into powers of prime numbers, and, according to Rashed, he states and attempts to prove this, the so-called fundamental theorem of arithmetic, in this work.
  • The integer 6,036, for instance, has the prime factorization 2 x 2 x 3 x 503, and 6 + 0 + 3 + 6 = 2 + 2 + 3 + 5 + 0 + 3.

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