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Synonyms for factor

one of the individual entities contributing to a whole

one of the conditions or facts attending an event and having some bearing on it

Synonyms for factor

one of two or more integers that can be exactly divided into another integer

any of the numbers (or symbols) that form a product when multiplied together

an independent variable in statistics

be a contributing factor

consider as relevant when making a decision

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While the computation of property and payroll factors is relatively straightforward, the unique issues connected with the sales factor can create a compliance and audit nightmare
Results will be derived using duality theory in an m-good, n-factor trade model, so that the analysis will not be restricted to the case where there are only two goods and two factors.
Wound Management Market and Cellular Growth Factors II-19
Through factor analysis, previous research has indicated that a single latent construct accounts for the majority of the variance in students' night-sky watching attitudes, interests, and self-reported behaviors (Kelly, 2003; Kelly & Kelly, 2003).
Buyers of commercial property, particularly buyers of Manhattan trophy office buildings, generally don't question 25% full floor Loss Factors notwithstanding the fact that Manhattan office buildings come in all shapes and sizes with vastly different floor plate configurations, load bearing column density, width of perimeter HVAC convectors, etc.
Continental Airlines today reported a June consolidated (mainline plus regional) load factor of 84.
After interpreting exploratory factor analytic findings, the researchers argued for and labeled two social goals: pleasing the teacher and pleasing the family.
While apportionment formulas vary, many states use a three-factor formula that includes sales, payroll and property factors.
The distinction between these two pathogenetic mechanisms is relevant to understanding whether early environmental risk factors play a role in the pathogenesis of PD.
In an analysis adjusted for factors that potentially affect conception, the time to pregnancy differed significantly among women who were nonsmokers, light smokers and heavy smokers (nine, 11 and 19 months, respectively), and among women whose partners were nondrinkers, light drinkers and heavy drinkers (nine, 10 and 17 months).
Organizational factors identified as contributing to burnout include multiple sponsorship of social work agencies, increased regulation, role conflict, downsizing, and role ambiguity.
The court examined the factors listed in regulations section 1.
Growth factors have also attracted interest as potential accelerators of growth.
This is due, in large part, to the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, as industry groups and government agencies have sought better emission factors in order to meet the various mandates.
Hidden in the NCES report, however, are some dues about the risk factors that can influence student retention: