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 for factoring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Factoring \Fac"tor*ing\, n. (Math.)
     The act of resolving into factors.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Factor \Fac"tor\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Factored (-t[e^]rd); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Factoring.] (Mach.)
     To resolve (a quantity) into its factors.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  factoring
      n 1: (mathematics) the resolution of an entity into factors such
           that when multiplied together they give the original entity
           [syn: factorization, factorisation, factoring]

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