common divisor

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Origin of common divisor

First recorded in 1840–50
Also called common factor.
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Related Words for common divisor

denominator, numerator

British Dictionary definitions for common divisor

common divisor

noun
  1. another name for common factor
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common divisor in Science

common divisor

  1. A number that is a factor of two or more numbers. For example, 3 is a common divisor of both 9 and 15. Also called common factor
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