fundamental theorem of arithmetic

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fundamental theorem of arithmetic

[¦fən·də¦ment·əl ¦thir·əm əv ə′rith·mə·tik]
(mathematics)
Every positive integer greater than 1 can be factored uniquely into the form P1 n1Pi ni Pk nk , where the Pi are primes, the ni positive integers.
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