<![CDATA[Math Is Fun Forum / proper factor]]>2008-09-09T15:02:28ZFluxBBhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=10653<![CDATA[Re: proper factor]]>MathsIsFun wrote:

Sometimes 1 is also excluded.

Sometimes 1 is called the trivial factor.

]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=67772008-09-09T15:02:28Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=97131#p97131<![CDATA[Re: proper factor]]>The "proper factors" are the factors other than the number itself. Sometimes 1 is also excluded.

Factors of 12: 1,2,3,4,6,12 Proper Factors of 12: 1,2,3,4,6

]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=22008-09-09T05:56:20Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=97124#p97124<![CDATA[proper factor]]>My daughter have a homework of inter-math . she was on 6 grade and I dont understand this: Why is the set of factors of a number not the same as the set of proper factors of that number? Explain and give example.]]>http://www.mathisfunforum.com/profile.php?id=142222008-09-09T01:29:40Zhttp://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?pid=97122#p97122