anonymous
  • anonymous
Hi everyone, what does it mean when they say x is evenly divided by y?
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ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
This means that \(x\) is \(\textbf{divisible}\) by \(y\).
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
If you want a rigorous definition,\[\text{x is evenly divided by y}\implies x = ny \wedge n \in \mathbb{Z}\]
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
For example, 4 is divisible by 2. 6 is divisible by 3. 100 is divisible by 25. etc

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anonymous
  • anonymous
@ParthKohli : Heheh, thanks. I thought the word "evenly" has something to do with even number :)
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
You're welcome!
anonymous
  • anonymous
@ParthKohli : Z is integer?
ParthKohli
  • ParthKohli
Yeah, \(\mathbb{Z}\) is the set of integers in set theory.
jiteshmeghwal9
  • jiteshmeghwal9
it is said that y is a factor of x

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