In math, a factor is a term that is a part of another term when multiplied, so the number one is a factor for all existing numbers. Understand factors as they relate to math with instructions from a college-level math teacher in this free video on geometry.
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What Is a Factor in Math?By Jimmy Chang ; Updated October 23, 2017
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Jimmy Chang has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. He has a master's degree in math, and his specialties include calculus, algebra, liberal arts, math and trigonometry.