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imron07
 2 years ago
Hi everyone, what does it mean when they say x is evenly divided by y?
imron07
 2 years ago
Hi everyone, what does it mean when they say x is evenly divided by y?

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ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3This means that \(x\) is \(\textbf{divisible}\) by \(y\).

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3If you want a rigorous definition,\[\text{x is evenly divided by y}\implies x = ny \wedge n \in \mathbb{Z}\]

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3For example, 4 is divisible by 2. 6 is divisible by 3. 100 is divisible by 25. etc

imron07
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ParthKohli : Heheh, thanks. I thought the word "evenly" has something to do with even number :)

imron07
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@ParthKohli : Z is integer?

ParthKohli
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Yeah, \(\mathbb{Z}\) is the set of integers in set theory.

jiteshmeghwal9
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1it is said that y is a factor of x
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