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.

# What Is a Factor in Math?

By Jimmy Chang ; Updated October 23, 2017#### About the Author

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.