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proper divisor

A num­ber is a proper di­visor of a larger number if it divides the larger num­ber evenly, that is, with no re­mainder.

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  • [MLA] “proper divisor.” Platonic Realms Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia. Platonic Realms, 17 Feb 2013. Web. 17 Feb 2013. <http://platonicrealms.com/>
  • [APA] proper divisor (17 Feb 2013). Retrieved 17 Feb 2013 from the Platonic Realms Interactive Mathematics Encyclopedia: http://platonicrealms.com/encyclopedia/proper-divisor/

See also: arithmetic

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