Definition of Common divisor
1. Noun. An integer that divides two (or more) other integers evenly.
Generic synonyms: Divisor, Factor
Specialized synonyms: Greatest Common Divisor, Greatest Common Factor, Highest Common Factor
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Literary usage of Common divisor
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1. Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining by Benjamin Greenleaf (1874)
"A common divisor. A common divisor of two or more numbers is any 'number ... 119, To find a common divisor. Ex. 1. What is the common divisor of 10, 15, ..."
2. Introduction to The National Arithmetic: On the Inductive System Combining by Benjamin Greenleaf (1866)
"A common divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will divide them ... 119, To find a common divisor. Ex. 1. What is the common divisor of 10, 15, ..."
3. Elements of Geometry by Adrien Marie Legendre (1825)
"They are in general to be sought by a method analogous to that, which is given in arithmetic for finding the greatest common divisor of two numbers. ..."
4. New University Arithmetic: Embracing the Science of Numbers, and Their by Charles Davies (1856)
"GREATEST common divisor. 92. A common divisor of two or more numbers is any number that will divide each of them without a remainder ; hence, it is merely a ..."
5. The Philosophy of Arithmetic as Developed from the Three Fundamental by Edward Brooks (1880)
"THE GREATEST common divisor. A DIVISOR of a number is a number which will ... A common divisor of two or more numbers is a divisor common to all of them. ..."
6. Elements of Algebra by William Smyth (1836)
"The research for the greatest common divisor of two polynomials admits, ... This letter will therefore be a factor of the greatest common divisor sought. ..."