What is factor in algebra - Definition and Meaning

Factor In Algebra :

A polynomial which divides the other polynomial exactly without any remainder. It can also be said as the multiplication of any two or more polynomial to get a new polynomial. The polynomials used for multiplication are the factors of the new polynomial.

Example :

(x+1)(x-1) = (x2-1). Here (x+1), (x-1) are factors of (x2-1).
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