Divisor (of an integer or of a polynomial)
of an integer
An integer which divides the number without remainder. In other words, a divisor of the integer is an integer such that, for a certain integer , the equality holds. A divisor of a polynomial is a polynomial that divides without remainder (cf. Division). More generally, in an arbitrary ring a divisor of an element is an element such that for a certain .
Divisor (of an integer or of a polynomial). Encyclopedia of Mathematics. URL: http://encyclopediaofmath.org/index.php?title=Divisor_(of_an_integer_or_of_a_polynomial)&oldid=16756