aliquot part

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an integer that is an exact divisor of some quantity


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The section on computer aided design includes descriptions of the latest equipment, and she offers an appendix on Aliquot parts.
Some numbers, such as 12, whose aliquot parts (1, 2, 3, 4, 6) added up to more than 12, were called "abundant," while other numbers, such as 8 (aliquot parts 1, 2, 4), were called "deficient" because they were greater than the sum of their aliquot parts.