Thursday, 10 January 2013

Chapter 1: Sabrina, Myat Noe, Beverly

DEFINITIONS:

MULTIPLE =

A number or quantity that when multiplied with another produces a given number or expression. (dictionary)

product of a quantity by integer (WolframAlpha)

FACTOR =

number or quantity that when multiplied with another produces a given number or expression. (dictionary)

Any of the numbers that form a product when multiplied together (WolframAlpha)

INDEX NOTATION =

In mathematics and computer programmingIndex notation is used to specify the elements of an array of numbers. (Wikipedia)

The exponent (or index or power) of a number says
how many times to use the number in a multiplication. (mathisfun.com)

PRIME FACTORISATION =

In number theoryinteger factorization or prime factorization is the decomposition of a composite number into smaller non-trivial divisors, which when multiplied together equal the original integer. (wikipedia)

Prime Factorization is finding which prime numbers multiply together to make the original number. (mathsisfun.com)