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Easy to understand math definitions for KAlgebra mathematics
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face of a polyhedron  factor in arithmetic  factor in algebra 
factorial  Fibonacci numbers  finite 
formula  fractal  fraction 
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Factor in Arithmetic A factor in arithmetic is one of the two or three (or more) things we multiply together to get our answer. In the examples below, the factors are the blueand red numbers. Examples: 6 = 2 x 3 120 = 4 x 5 x 6 For more info, check out my Multiplication Lessons. 

Factor in Algebra Factors in Algebra are the same thing as factors in arithmetic... Factors are the things we multiply together to get answers. In the example below, the factors are in red and blue. For some great lessons on factoring, check out my factoring lessons. 

Factorial Here's the official formula for a factorial: n! = n x (n1) x (n2) x ... x 3 x 2 x 1 It looks creepy, but it isn't. 0! is specially defined as: 0! = 1 