"factoring" in the noun sense
1. factorization, factorisation, factoring
mathematics) the resolution of an expression into factors such that when multiplied together they give the original expression
"factoring" in the verb sense
1. factor, factor in, factor out
resolve into factors
"a quantum computer can factor the number 15"
be a contributing factor
"make things factor into a company's profitability"
3. factor, factor in, factor out
consider as relevant when making a decision
"You must factor in the recent developments"
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