In mathematics, factorization or factoring consists of writing a number or another mathematical object as a

product of several factors, usually smaller or simpler objects of the same kind.For example,

3 × 5is a factorization of the integer15, and(x – 2)(x + 2)is a factorization of the polynomialx.^{2}– 4

# What is «factorization» in mathematics?

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