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  •  I,m just a math professor.. (2+ / 0-)
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    JeffW, Troubadour

    ...with a PhD.  What do I know, eh?

    The way the word was used, and the equation given indicate the word multiple should have been used.

    Factor is never the word used when discussing a fractional quantity.  The only other place factor is used extensively besides with integers is with polynomials.

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